Jessie James Vernon III, 59, of Sherwood, Ark. Transitioned December 15, 2018. Jessie is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Vernon; son, Jessie James Vernon IV; two grandsons, Jameson and Ayden Alexander; two granddaughters, Jasmine Vernon and Joslynn Alexander; one brother, John Vernon, Jr.; four sisters, Janet Gore (Moses), Betty Vernon, Doris Johnson (Ron), and Sandra Jackson. The family hour will be Friday, December 21, 2018, 6-7 p.m. at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester St., Little Rock. (501) 372-1305. His funeral service will be Saturday, December 22, 11 a.m. at St. Mark Baptist Church, 5722 West 12th St., Little Rock. Interment will follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.