Jack E Magness
May 31, 1938  -  July 24, 2017

Jack E Magness

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Elmwood Funeral Home
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Thursday, July 27, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM
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Harvest Baptist Church
1389 Vine
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, July 28, 2017
12:30 PM
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Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene
7457 W. Lake Road
Abilene, TX  79601
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I served in the Army.

Jack E. Magness, 79, of Trent, passed away July 24, 2017. Visitation will be 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. Funeral service will be 12:30 PM, Friday, July 28, 2017 at Harvest Baptist Church, 1389 Vine Street. Interment will follow the service in Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene.

Jack was born to James and Lula Magness on May 31, 1938 in Logansport Louisiana. He graduated Stamford High School in 1957. He married the love of his life on December 24, 1957 and spent 59 wonderful years together. He served 11years in the United States Army. Jack then went on to graduate from Baptist Bible College in Springfield Missouri in 1972. He loved to fish, go camping and motorcycles but above all this he love his family. He was a very kind hearted and loving man that will be missed dearly.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Roy Magness; and one sister, Brenda Magness.

He is survived by his wife, Lola Magness; two sons, James Magness and wife Jillayne and Steven Magness; one daughter, Pamela Mohler and husband Joseph; grandchildren, Taylor Magness, Alex Magness, Stephan Mohler, Desirea Stocker, and Emilie Mohler; one great grandson, Olivier Mohler; three sisters, Bobbie Lockhart, Bettie Cagle, and Mary Dowling; and one brother, Curtis Magness.


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  1. Donny and Ann Casey
    Abilene, TX

    Jack was a wonderful, devoted Man of God and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Our hearts are heavy but we Praise God for taking him Home. Lola, we love you and pray for God to give you Peace that passeth all understanding and to comfort you and the family. We will have to miss the visitation but our prayers are with you. REST IN PEACE, JACK and know you are LOVED.

  2. Joe and Mary Mohler
    , TX

    Jack will be missed by all that loved him-but has gained his place in Glory-Heavens Gain-Prayers for the family and friends-Joe and Mary Mohler

  3. Cyndi and Bobby Bowers
    Odessa, TX

    wonderful man of God,,, he will be missed on this earth,,, now rejoicing with His heavenly Father

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