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Joan Avery

October 6, 1928 — January 30, 2022

Joan Avery

Graveside services for Joan Jackson Avery, 93, of Richland Hills, TX, formerly of Quitman, are scheduled for 12:00 PM Monday, February 7, 2022 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Brother Fred Morrow officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:45 AM, Monday, February 7th, at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations. Joan passed away peacefully in Richland Hills on Sunday, January 30, 2022.

Joan was born in Quitman, Texas on October 6, 1928 to her parents, Manco and Bessie Jackson.  She attended Quitman schools, graduating in 1946.  She married the love of her life, Glen Avery, on October 2, 1952, living at various military bases depending on where he was stationed. She returned to Quitman in 1967.  She worked at Jim Hogg Park, retiring from there in 1989 after 20 years of service. After retirement she remained in Quitman until 2012, at which time she moved to Richland Hills, TX.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Quitman.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Avery; parents, Manco and Bessie Jackson; her brothers, Eldred, John, and Bill Jackson; and sister, Elizabeth McAllister.

Left to cherish her memory are numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, various extended family members, and numerous friends.

Serving as pallbearers are Steve Norton, Will Leake, Bobby Jackson, Johnny Jackson, Vann Wakefield, Bryan Few, and WD Jackson. 

Honorary pallbearers are Glynn Reed, George Wakefield, and Doyle Few.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, February 7, 2022

10:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations

1102 E Goode St., Quitman, TX 75783

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 7, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Roselawn Memorial Gardens

5320 TX-37, Mineola, TX 75773

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