Graveside services for Jarvis Ammons, former City Manager, will be held at the Martinsville Cemetery at 10 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 lifAmmons graduated from Texas A&M University in 1949 and held a lifelong allegiance to Aggie tradition. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on vessels in the Pacific theater. 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. Cason Monk-Metcalf
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Aug. 21, 2011