Jimmy Matthew Avera
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Jimmy Matthew Avera , 81, of Pace, FL went to be with the Lord Jesus on November 21, 2012. Born on January 14, 1931 in Cotton, Georgia to the late John Matthew and Mary Brown Avera. He was the youngest of 12 children. His family nickname was J.M.
Jim is survived by his loving and devoted wife Brenda of 50 years and their two wonderful sons Kevin & Kenny Avera. In addition Jim leaves behind sons, Jimmy Jr,, Davey, Gerald Avera & daughter Susan.
Jim loved his family and enjoyed sports and coaching baseball with his sons. He liked to fish and play with his dogs through the years.
Jim retired from his pest control business after 20 yrs. and worked for 10 years with Tom Thumb. He is a member of First Baptist Church Milton, and for many years attended when his health permitted.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:30 PM at Milton First Baptist Church with Dr. David Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in Bayview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 PM until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.
Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Nov. 25, 2012