Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 15, 2014

James Lavoy Daniel, Sr.

MAYDELLE — Funeral services for James Lavoy Daniel, Sr., age 82, of Maydelle, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Earle’s Chapel Cemetery in Jacksonville with Rev. Clifford Taylor officiating.  Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Mr. Daniel passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Jacksonville.

He was born October 1, 1931, in Terrell, TX.

James was a member of Golden Harvest Church in Jacksonville.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin and Myrtle Daniel; wife, Fay Daniel; son, Robert “Robby” Cook; sons-in-law, Waymon Claiborne and John W. Jacob; and brother, Vernon Thomas Daniel.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha Daniel of Maydelle; daughters, Dianna Claiborne Jacob of Pierces Chapel, Valerie Chancelor and husband Wayne of Maydelle, Sissy White and husband David of Elkhart; son, James Daniel, Jr. and wife Susan of Big Sandy; stepson, Doug Hinson of Palestine; sister, Wanda Carletta Kinyon of Denver, CO; 15 grandchildren, Preston and James Claiborne, Shane, Jeff, and Chris Chancelor, Brandson Daniel, Lisa Anderson, Jonathan, Jordan, and Courtney White, Danielle Schrag, Janel Sarracino, Michelle Hinson, Aliesha and Chantill Viciente; 33 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Ammie Kinyon, Daniel Kinyon, D.J. and Judy Lindsey.

Grandsons will be serving as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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