Eli Cole Jessup, 3, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
He was born in Springfield, Tenn. on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, a son of Anthony Jessup and Natalie Christian Jessup.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Barbara Christian.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. at Price Funeral Home, Inc. with the Reverend Jimmy Kenner and Reverend Mike Miller officiating. Burial will be in Stuarts Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will begin at the funeral home Wednesday, Jan. 23 after 4 p.m.
In addition to his parents, Eli is survived by his brother, Hunter Jessup of Lewisburg; his maternal grandfather, Michael Christian of Lewisburg; his paternal grandmother, Teresa Jessup of Russellville; his paternal grandfather, Glenn Jessup of Russellville; his paternal great-grandmother, Georgia Bell Jessup of Russellville; his paternal great-grandmother, Sandra Hibbs of Russellville; his paternal great-grandfather, Sonny Hibbs of Russellville; his maternal great-grandmother, Elvera Nealy of Lewisburg, and his aunts, Amanda Stokes and Katie Norris, both of Lewisburg.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Gideons P.O. Box 344 Russellville, KY 42276, Ronald McDonald House 2144 Fairfax Avenue Nashville, TN 37212 , and donations may be made to help with expenses.