Funeral services for John Jacob Astor "Jake" Musgrove are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at the Chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Post officiating. Interment will follow in the Musgrove Cemetery under the direction of Golden Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Golden Funeral Home.
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Mr. Musgrove was born Aug. 10, 1916 and passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at the age of 98. He was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church of Marion and loved gardening, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his sons, Charles Musgrove and wife Betty of Swartz, Steven "Butch" Musgrove and wife Dottie of Bastrop; daughter, Sue McCready and husband Arnold of Bastrop; grandchildren, Greg Musgrove and fiancée Terri, Tim Musgrove and fiancée Melissa, Todd Musgrove and fiancée Dana all of Bastrop, Lori Couture and husband Ken of Las Vegas, Nev., Meredith Jones of Marion, Michelle Trippe and husband Casey of Swartz, Tracy McCready and wife Kristy of Choudrant, Natanya Shumaker and husband Gerry of Huntsville, Ala., Marissa McCready of Olive Branch, Miss., Brittany Priscilla McCready of Bastrop, Jessica Musgrove of Fort Worth, Texas; great grandchildren, Marrah Jones and Chandler Jones both of Swartz, Kayla Landry and husband Seth of Bossier City, Krista Musgrove and fiancé Todd Murry of Shreveport, Mariah Stephenson and husband Bubba of Bastrop, Chesney Musgrove and fiance' Josh Marquis of Dallas, Texas, Hunter Musgrove of Wellsboro, Pa., Cody Tomboli of Las Vegas, Nev., Nikki Tomboli of Baton Rouge, Jesse McCready, Jacob McCready, and Justin McCready all of Choudrant; Cody Shumaker, Caleb Shumaker of Jackson, Miss.; great great grandchildren, Kendall Stephenson of Bastrop, Nora Landry of Bossier City and good friend, Vivian Mann.
Mr. Musgrove is preceded in death by his wife, Zola Mae Jackson Musgrove; sons, Philip Eugene Musgrove, Vince Musgrove; parents, Ezell and Mary Catherine Edwards Musgrove; brothers, Mark Musgrove and wife Inez Pettis Musgrove, Bill Musgrove and wife Azeal Porter Musgrove, Tom Musgrove and wife Jewel Thompson Musgrove, George Musgrove and wife Mae Thompson Musgrove; sisters, Pearline Musgrove Mardis and husband George, Geneva Musgrove Pettis and husband Homer and Genova Musgrove Frey.
Serving as pallbearers are Tim Musgrove, Todd Musgrove, Greg Musgrove, Tracy McCready, Chandler Jones, Hunter Musgrove and Cody Tomboli.
Honorary pallbearers are: Justin McCready, Jacob McCready, Jessie McCready, Eugene Mardis, Bubbie Pettis, Juan Musgrove, William Don Musgrove, Julian Musgrove, Thomas "Brother" Musgrove, Sam Musgrove, Jerry Mardis and Barry Jackson.
The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to Mr. Jake's niece, Margie Nell Pettis, for her loving care of Mr. Musgrove.
Golden Funeral Home - Bastrop
2016 East Madison
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2015