Jelessa Rhea Blagg of Shawnee passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2017, at home.

Jelessa Rhea Blagg of Shawnee passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2017, at home.

Jelessa was born July 16, 1939, to John Claborn and Jewel Claborn.

She married Roy Lee Blagg on March 15, 1958.

She leaves behind her husband, Roy Blagg, son Lanny and daughter-in-law Charolette Blagg, one daughter Paula Vaughn and daughter-in-law LaNita Hilgenfeld, four grandsons, Hunter Vaughn, Eric Gauchat, David Bauchat, and Justin Gauchat, 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She loved camping and the outdoors.

The family will announce a gathering at the family home at a later time.