CLARKSVILLE, Texas — James Ray “Jim” McKown, age 76, of Avery, Texas, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, near Clarksville, Texas. Jim was born Nov. 3, 1941, in Lone Grove to Ray and Dorothy Mae Mitchell McKown. He, along with his wife, Vickie, owned Maltese Acres in Avery, Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Peek McKown of Avery; sons, Alan McKown and wife, Laurie, of Ardmore, Mike McKown and wife, Alonie, of Yukon, Bradley Jarrett and wife, Lora, of Avery, Texas and Bentley Jarrett of Longview, Texas; two sisters, Sherry Boatman and husband, Shannon of Ardmore and Beth McKown of Ardmore; one brother, Gene McKown and wife, Sherry, of Norman; grandchildren, Alex Eubanks and husband, Chad, Levi McKown, Samantha Jarrett, Cloey Jarrett, Kayden Jarrett and Anastasia Martin; and one great-grandchild, Hunter.
Funeral services are set for 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with the Rev. Deanie Lambert officiating. Burial will follow in Avery Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Wesley Minter, Dean McFadin, Ken Caton, Ray Lamon, Carl Caton and Clint Caton.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Clarksville Funeral Home.
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