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Willie Lee Jeffery

Willie Lee Jeffery, 64, of Reno, TX, passed away on January 8, 2019, at his residence.

Willie was born on April 4, 1954, in Gilmer, TX, to Horace D. and Alene White Jeffery.

He was an avid fisherman and loved his Dallas Cowboys.

Willie will forever be cherished by his wife, Jamie Jeffery; his daughter, Kenisha Carroll of Houston; his sons: Gabriel Payne and Tristan Biggers both of Houston; his step-children: Jon Soto of Powderly, Kaled Soto of Paris, I’Leah Reynolds of Reno, Michael Johnson and Terrance Johnson of Cooper, Dontrail Williams of Paris, Katrina Carroll of Dallas, Clarissa Carroll and Lajuanda Carroll, both of Houston; his sisters: Annie Wiley of Cooper, Annette Robertson of Dallas, Virginia Jeffery of Paris and Ella Simmons (Larry) of Reno; his brothers: Robert Jeffery of Ft. Worth, Jimmy Earl Jeffery of Dallas and Horace D. Jefferey Jr. of Paris.  He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.

Willie is preceded in death by his father, Horace D, Jeffery; his mother, Alene White Jeffery; his sister, Dorathy B. Hill; his brother, Charles H. Jeffery; and, his step-son Roland Williams.

Visitation will be Friday, January 18, 2019, from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Paris New Generation Church in Paris, TX.

Services will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at the Paris New Generation Church located in Paris, TX. Serving as pallbearers are: James Jeffery, Anthony Jones, Brian Henry, Anthony Williams, Charles Allen, and Jazzmon Young; honorary pallbearers are: Gaberial Payne, Tristan Biggers, Jon Soto, Kaleb Soto, Dontrail Williams, and Larry Simmons. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cooper, TX.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones-Walker Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce, Texas.

Author: Staff Reporter

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