JESSILYN LANGLEY, of Berryville, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Jessilyn Elaine Langley was born in Dallas, Texas to Jesse & Nell Womack on April 26, 1955. She married Faris Langley on February 11, 1996 at the Little Red School House on Pension Mountain. She graduated from the University of Arkansas and worked as a teacher at Huntsville, Eureka Springs, and Green Forest Schools.
She is survived by husband Faris Langley; son Gaberial Rounds and his partner Ricky Guerrero; daughter Elaine Milligan and husband Chad; daughter Erica Langley; sister Jessica Chandler; brother Jonathan Womack; and granddaughter Jessica Milligan. She is preceded in death by her sister Kathy Womack.
Jessilyn was a unique, caring, loving and kindred spirit. She was passionate about her family, being a grandmother, teaching and advocating for children, telling stories and even back-seat driving. She was an everlasting light of hope and strength that made everyone feel special and empowered others to reach their dreams. She will remain in the hearts of all those she touched. She was the George Bailey of our lives.
Gathering of Remembrance Service will be from 5:00p.m. until 7:00p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.