Jessie B. Lykens

Jessie B. Lykens, 95, of 203 High St., Port Matilda, died Wednesday May 5, 2004 at 2:45 p.m. at Epworth Manor, Tyrone.
She was born August 12, 1908 in Port Matilda, a daughter of Peter Bubb and Harriet Ella (Crain) Woodring. On August 1, 1929 in Warriors Mark she married Samuel C. Lykens Sr. He died August 30, 1981.
Surviving are three daughters, Patsy Jane Muniz of Palmerton, Barbara Friday of RD3, Tyrone, Jessie Kay Lykens of Port Matilda, two sons, Samuel C. Jr. of Philipsburg, Larry Dick of Port Matilda, 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth and Thelma and two brothers, Mahlon and Gilbert.
Mrs. Lykens was a member of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church, Lady Emily Rebekkah Lodge, Port Matilda, Order of the Eastern Star, State College, Senior Citizens Club, Garden Club, Port Matilda and the Port Matilda Fire Company Auxiliary. She had assisted her husband in the operation of the former Clover Farm Store, Port Matilda and the Ben Franklin Store, Tyrone.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 8, 2004 at 11 a.m. at the Port Matilda United Methodist Church with Rev. Patricia Gable officiating. Interment will follow at Port Matilda Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Feller Memorial Home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Eastern Star and Rebekkah services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Port Matilda United Methodist Church, Main Street, Port Matilda, PA 16870.