Julia Louise Jacks

VAN ALSTYNE - Julia Louise Jacks, 88, of Van Alstyne passed away on December 6, 2013. She was born on November 30, 1925 in Spencerville, Okla. to Martha Elizabeth (Clelland) Lloyd and Richard Lloyd. Julia married Richard "Bill" Jacks on August 21, 1943 in Duncan, Okla.

She worked as an administrative assistant for the banking Industry along with many years of creative endeavors with fabric, at one time she was president of the Irving Texas Women's Chamber of Commerce. Her passions were many, she loved working in her flower garden, was an awesome seamstress and enjoyed doing crafts and sharing her knowledge of such with others, most of all she loved people and was a dear friend to all who knew her. She was a member of First Baptist Van Alstyne, she loved her Lord Jesus Christ and her love of him was evident by the way she lived her life.

Julia is survived by her daughter, Myrna Barr and her husband David of Van Alstyne; two grandchildren, Roger Nolen and his wife, LeighAnn and Lori Beth Saxman and her husband Brian; two great-grandchildren, Julia Kay Nolen and Jacob Paul Nolen; two nephews, Harold Williams and Edward J. Williams and numerous nieces and nephews.

Julia was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Bill" Jacks, her son Roger Ray Jacks, and her parents, Martha and Richard Lloyd.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow at the First Baptist Church in Van Alstyne, 121 E Marshall St, Van Alstyne, with Pastor Jimmy Tarrant officiating. Interment will follow at Van Alstyne Cemetery.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation at the church at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 immediately prior to the service. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com.

Published in The Herald Democrat on Dec. 10, 2013