OBITUARY

Jarvis Truman Ammons

July 12, 1926August 20, 2011

Graveside services for Jarvis Ammons, former City Manager, will be held at the Martinsville Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, with Reverend Allen Reed officiating.

Mr. Ammons passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. He has born on June 12, 1926, in Nacogoches and was a resident of the city for most of his life.

Ammons graduated from Texas A&M University in 1949 and held at lifelong allegiance to Aggie tradition. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on vessels in the Pacific theatre.

Survivors include his sons, Mark Ammons of Nacogdoches and Michael Ammons of Houston, daughter Rose Stanaland and husband Alvin Stanaland of Nacogdoches. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, and lifelong friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Helen Rose Fuller Ammons, and by his parents, Jim Ammons and Velma Sitton Ammons.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Love, INC.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, August 22, 2011
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September 2, 2011

Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Karen Cloudy Benton

Carolyn Sitton Blankenship

August 24, 2011

So sorry about the loss of Jarvis! He was a special friend and boss; we all loved him at the City of Nacogdoches. May God be with you all during your time of sorrow.

Maria Vidal

August 23, 2011

Mark I'am so sorry that your dad passed away.He will always be remembered in my heart.He was always had a smile and was sweet to me.I will miss him very much and my prayers are with you and your family .Maria Vidal

Maria Vidal

August 23, 2011

Mark I'am so sorry that your dad passed away.He will always be remembered in my heart.He was always had a smile and was sweet to me.I will miss him very much and my prayers are with you and your family .Maria Vidal

August 22, 2011

Dear Michael: I'm so sorry to see the notice of your dad's passing. You and your family will always be special to me and to Beth. Mary Jane Clayton, (Claymore) Alexander Turnbow

Karrie Parrish

August 22, 2011

Mark, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.

Jan Dobbs Barton

August 22, 2011

Mark, So sorry to hear about your dad.
He was a true hero who helped make our country free with his service in WWII.
Thinking about you and your family during this time.
Love ya!

August 22, 2011

Jarvis was a great friend to everyone. The City won't be the same without him and neither will we.

Rob Atherton

Tessie (Lee) Bass

August 22, 2011

Thinking of you during your time of lose.

Linda Victor

August 22, 2011

He touched each and every one of us.
He will be greatly missed. I give my condolences.