Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


January 21, 2014

Mrs. Jimmie Cecil Prothro

NEW SUMMERFIELD — Graveside services for Mrs. Jimmie Cecil Prothro will be held at 2 P.M., Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at New Salem Cemetery with Bro. Dudley Brookshire officiating.  Jimmie was born Feb. 8, 1918 in New Summerfield, TX to Frank and Effie Dotson Gill.  She was a member of the Church of Christ and a housewife.  Jimmie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Hugh Prothro, daughter, Jaqueline McLeod Stark, grandson, C. J. McLeod, two brothers, Tom Gill and Kenneth Gill, and two sisters, Oveta Beth Bird and Bertha Garrett.

She is survived by three sons, Frank Earl McLeod and wife, Betsy McLeod of Jacksonville, TX, Randy Joe McLeod of Canton, TX, and Michael McLeod and wife, Carol Dickson McLeod of Nacogdoches, TX., sixteen grandchildren, Lynn Stark, Jr. and wife, Lisa Stark, Carolyn Stark Curtis and husband, Bill Curtis, Paul Stark and wife, Kathy Stark, Bobby Stark, Billy Stark, Terry Stark Bateman and husband, Bobby Jack Bateman, Jerry Stark and wife, Barbara Stark, Shanna McLeod Jenkins and husband, Todd Jenkins, Grace McLeod Adams and husband, Cole Adams, Randy Ryan McLeod, Leslie Jo McLeod, Melanie McLeod Ward and husband, Bobby Ward, Kellie McLeod, Amanda McLeod, Hollie McLeod, Courtney McLeod, 33 great grandchildren, 35 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75701 or New Salem Cemetery, 17016 FM 839 South, Henderson, TX  75654.  Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. at Boren-Conner Funeral Home, 750 S. Jackson St., Jacksonville, TX.

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