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Jenette David

October 9, 1937 — August 14, 2023

Jenette David, born on October 9, 1937, in Winters, Texas, to Kavanaugh and Lois Crowe, embarked on her final journey on August 14, 2023. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2023, from 5:00-7:00 PM, at Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, Tx. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023, 9:30am, at Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 W. Lake Rd, Abilene, Tx.

Jenette's life was one marked by love, family, and dedication. On July 4, 1956, fate brought her to a rodeo in Stamford, Texas, where she met the love of her life, Donald David. Their love story blossomed, leading them to unite in marriage on October 18, 1957. As a dedicated military wife, she stood steadfastly by Donald's side as he served in the Air Force, embracing the challenges and adventures that military life brought.

Their union was blessed with two children. Jenette's devotion to her family knew no bounds, and she radiated warmth and care as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her selfless nature was evident in the way she always put the well-being of her family above all else, ensuring their happiness and comfort.

Jenette was an exceptional cook, renowned for her mouthwatering chicken dishes that brought joy to countless gatherings. Beyond her culinary talents, she was a woman of many interests and talents. She excelled in hobbies such as crocheting, sewing, line dancing, and woodworking.

She leaves behind a legacy of love that will forever be cherished by her family. Jenette's enduring love will be held close by her husband, Donald David; her children, daughter, Denise Click and husband Terry; son, Phillip David, and wife Denice; grandchildren Nichole Cogswell and husband Todd, Ashley Thibodeaux and husband Chad, and Lance Click; great-grandchildren Ella Cogswell and Sage Thibodeaux, along with another on the way; step-grandchildren Steven, Derreck, and Kacee; and eight great-step-grandchildren. She will also be fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews who were touched by her kindness and love.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, August 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 18, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 18, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene

7457 West Lake Road, Abilene, TX 79603

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