Shirley Jean Hess, age 77, of Bristol, TN passed away on September 13, 2022, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born a daughter to the late Robert Lee and Mary Ellen Thomas. Shirley was retired from Bendix Avionics where she worked as lead supervisor and lived the majority of her life in the Bristol area. She was a member of Full Gospel Fellowship Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Hess, several brothers and sisters, and Bobby Barr.

Survivors include her daughters, Robin Hess-Chubb (Larry), Faith Hess-McGee (Rick), and Tracy Hess-DeLizza (Richard); grandchildren, Calvin Chubb, Brian Chubb (Vicky), Amber Hess, and Emily Chubb; great-grandchildren, Henry Chubb, Samuel Chubb, Ari Henry and Aniyah Jackson; brothers, Robert Thomas and Kenneth Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held 4:00 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2022, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jerry Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4:00 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 26, 2022 at Mountain Home National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To view the service LIVE, click here.

Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.