johnny jeffery
Johnny Morris "J.J." Jeffery was born in Upshur County, Texas to the late Alvin and Julia Sayles Jeffery on April 4, 1938. He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Julia Sayles Jeffery; one sister Margaret Jeffery; one brother Lonnie Jeffery; one daughter, Lisa Jeffery; and previous wife Emma Lee Hayes Jeffery. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of four years Vernell "Verna" Jones Jeffery; six children James "Guffy" Jeffery (DeBion) of Greenville, Michael "Mike" Jeffery (Marie) of Rowlett, Gary Jeffery (Frieda) of Greenville, Nathaniel "Doug" Jeffery (Vera) of Texarkana AR, Calvin Jeffery of Greenville, and Cathy "Susie" Alexander (Mikle) of Greenville; two step-children Rios Waddleton (Kathy) of Midland, and Lashun "Shun" Haley of Ore City; fifteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren, six step grandchildren, four step great-grandchildren, one brother Al Jeffery; four brothers-in-law, Willie Hayes of McKinney, I.V. Jones, J.W. Jones (Betty), and Joe L. Jones (Annette) all of Dallas, TX; five sisters-in-law, Zethia Porch of McKinney, Gladys Jones and Katie Jones both of Dallas, Maye Jones of Tulsa, OK, Mary L. Jones (Tommy) of DeSoto; special cousin Samuel "Cleon" Sayles of Ore City; and a special aunt Alice Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


  1. My favorite uncle I love very much with all of my heart I remmber when you use to come over with my aunt Emma you would not haste to buy me an will be miss in my heart.Love Connie Faye

  2. To my uncle Johnny I will miss you dearly, you will always be in my heart, Thank you for the good time at your house when we come to visist yall Love your niese Teresa

  3. We would like to express our deepest sympathy to all of the family, and we want you to know that our prayers are with each of you. We considered Johnny to be a good friend of all of ours, and we will miss having conversations with him and his friendly smile. Don, Ann, Doug, Julie, Bart & Staci

  4. Vernell, we are remembering you and the entire family during these days of loss and adjustment. Know of our love and prayers.

  5. May God be with you as you recover from this painful loss. YOu have a wonderful family. It was an honor and a pleasure to get to know you better as you arranged the funeral for Mr. Jeffery.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

  1. Candle 1
  2. Candle 2
  3. Candle 3
  4. Candle 4
  5. Candle 5
  6. Candle 6
  7. Candle 7
  8. Candle 8