Funeral services for Jerry Myrle Jameson,  66, of Early will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the First Baptist Church of Early with the Rev. Eddie Ailshie and the Rev. Calvin Knight officiating.  Masonic graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Colorado City Cemetery under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    He passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at BSA Hospital in Amarillo following a major hemorrhagic stroke. He was born Jan. 14, 1943, in Colorado City, the son of Myrle and Wyone Harris Jameson.  Following high school, he graduated from West Texas State at Canyon. He was married to Donna Reeves at Colorado City on Aug. 18, 1962. He has lived in Early since 1977, moving there from Fort Worth. 

    He was a placement officer for Texas Youth Commission, a member of the Masonic Lodge, The York Rite, and the First Baptist Church of Early.

    He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Donna Jameson of Early; son, Stefan Jameson of Canyon, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Kenda and Mark Evans of Houston, Texas; two grandsons, Sterling and Stetson Jameson; a granddaughter, Shaylee Jameson; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jaysn Jameson.

    The family requests that memorials be made to the Jaysn Jameson Memorial Scholarship Fund at Southwestern University, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX 78627.

    Friends are invited to sign the guestbook at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.