Jesse Dale Thorn

Dr. Jesse Dale Thorn, 71, a retired journalism professor from LSU whose professional career also included stints working for newspapers as well as serving as former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards’ first press secretary, passed away Thursday May 8, 2014 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Miss., following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. Memorial Service at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, Miss.

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