Jessie L. McCalla (1941-2018)


Jessie Lee McCalla was born April 16, 1941 in Tallahassee, FL to the proud parents of Charlie Perry, Sr. and Bertha Mae Harris in Pelham Georgia to the late Jessie Singleton and Toy Lee Singleton.  She was preceded by her parents, one son Samuel Fedrick, two sister’s Mrs. Eula L. Knight, Alice Louise Owens; three brothers, Mr. Albert Perry, Charlie Perry Jr., Mr. William Perry, one grandchild Samuel Fedrick III.

Jesse worked at Regal Bags of Newburgh, NY then she relocated to Orlando, FL where she married Collister McCalla in 1984.  She worked at Holiday Inn at1985 in Orlando, FL and she was a member of Zion Hill Baptist.

All through her illness, Jessie remained humble, kind hearted and energetic, always willing to lend a helping hand.  She wore a beautiful smile whether in pain or not.

Jessie departed this life January 25, 2018.  She leaves to cherish her memories husband Collister MCalla (Orlando, FL); brother Dennis Perry (Cynthia); two grandchildren Samuel Fedrick (Newburgh, NY) and Shavonda Fedrick (Orlando, FL); three great grandchildren Samuel Fedrick Jr. (Fayetteville, NC) and Nathaniel Fedrick (Fayetteville, NC) Prince Samuel Fedrick (Newburgh, NY) as well as a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

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  1. From the Brothers and Sisters of Kappa Lambda Chi Military Fraternity, Inc. Savannah Sigma Chapter and Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority, Inc. Savannah Alpha Alpha Chapter. Losing a loved one is simply gaining an Angel in Heaven. Please know we will walk with you always in your time of grief and beyond. Sending our prayers and condolences and we are praying for healing, strength and peace.

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