Jeanette Louise Joly Essick

Jeanette Louise Joly Essick, 69, of Waveland, MS passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, June 10, 2019.

She was born in New Orleans, LA and graduated from John McDonnah in 1967. Jeanette and Rocky operated B.E.S.T Business Equipment for thirty years. She then retired from Stennis in October 2018. She attended Christian Life Center. She was preceded in death by her father, Lucien Joly; mother, Audrey Joly and brother, Robert Joly.

She is survived by her husband and the love of her life for 50 years, Robert Essick, Sr. of Waveland, MS; two sons, Robert Essick, Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA and Scott Essick of Columbus, MS; two daughters, Kristy Essick of Baton Rouge, LA and Megan Essick of Columbus, MS; brother, Rodney Joly of Tallahassee, FL; sister, Jackie Schwander of Diamondhead, MS; five grandchildren, Joshua Essick, Zoe Essick, Hannah Essick, Abby Essick and Julia Essick; one niece and four nephews.

"We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord"

Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS is in charge of arrangements.

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