Jannie Jeffery, 86, formerly of Amarillo, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Houston.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church with Dr. Steven C. Staten, pastor, and the Rev. Morris Mitchell, pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes.
Mrs. Jeffery was born Jan. 29, 1928, in Logansport, La., to Lewis and Millie Jackson. She graduated from Turner High School in Carthage. She attended Texas College and retired from Atmos Energy. She was a loyal member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church and a lifelong Christian and missionary.
She was preceded her in death by her husband, Elder R.B. Jeffery.
Survivors include a daughter; Mary Jefferson of Houston; three sons, Sylvania Jeffery and R.B. Jeffery Jr., both of Amarillo and Richard Jeffery of El Paso; a sister, Mattie George of Texas City; a niece, Mary Wilson of Amarillo; her grandchildren, Felicia Jeffery of Seguin, David (Sharon) Miles and James “Lucky” Jeffery, both of Houston, Raumon Taylor of Amarillo; a host of great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home