Elder Jesse James Somerville, Jr.

July 16, 2021

of Covington, TN, transitioned Friday, July 16, 2021. Public walk-through to be held Friday, July 23, 2021 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM;  at VB Barlow Memorial Chapel, 205 North Main Street Covington, TN 38019; 5:00 – 7:00 PM at New Hope Christian Life Center, 1525 Wooten Street Covington, TN 38019. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM at New Hope Christian Life Center. Interment immediately following at Cotton Cemetery, Dyson Lane, Covington, TN

In accordance with local, state and federal guidelines, face masks/coverings are recommended. Social distance required.

  1. So sorry to hear…..I have missed his smile and friendship over many years. RIP

  2. The Covington High School class of “1971” are deeply saddened, and will miss our classmate. We will be in Prayer for his family.

  3. We: the Covington High School class of 1971 are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved classmate. We will keep his family uplifted in Prayer.

  4. “I love to be a Christian” still rings fresh in my ears! Pastor Somerville will be deeply missed?

  5. We went four years of high school same home room I will miss my friend my Condolences to the family.

  6. Aunt Doris, I am so sorry for your loss! I will be praying for strength, peace, and comfort for you and your family.

  7. We send Our Prayers to the Somerville Family.

  8. If we could get a glimpse on Heaven’s scene, we’d find Jesse James Somerville,Jr has been welcomed home with open arms and awarded his wings for a job well done during his sojourn on earth.

    Rest well,Jesse. I’ll see you on the other side.

  9. Isaiah 41:10 Deepest Sympathy With Love
    Rev Jody & Claudia Stark
    Gates Tn

  10. Isaiah 41:10

    Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

    Our sincere prayers and condolences are extended to the Somerville family. May the Lord bless, comfort and keep you.

    N. Russell & Sharon Heaston
    Cordova, TN

  11. Love you Cousin!

  12. Sister Buckner
    On behalf of Pastor Thomas Morris, Sr and the entire membership of Greater Hinds Street MB Church of Greenville, MS we extend our sincere condolences to you and your family. We pray God’s blessings upon each of you.


    Sorry to hear about the lost of your brother Jessie I know
    HE will be miss from that SOMERVILLE chain but I know you’ll he with
    Love Donald&Family

  14. Sorry for your loss. I am in deep prayer for the family.

  15. Mrs. Buckner,
    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God continue to bless each of you.
    Be careful and safe travels.

  16. From Eddie Zellars Jr And family.Thank you pastor Summerville for all that you were in life.And all that you continue to be in spirit Rest well my Brother.And I’ll see you when I get there.

  17. Condolences and Prayers to the family!

  18. The Church has list a great man of God. I have great memories of Pastor Somerville and my father preaching together. Yes together. We always knew when they got in the same pulpit at the same time we were going to have some good church, and be there awhile! We love the Somerville Family. I am sorry we did not hear in time to attend his service