Funeral Services for James "J.J." Medlock, age 93, of Brownwood will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Brown County, with Tim Skaggs officiating. Interment to follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
He passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, in Brownwood, Texas. James was born on Nov. 4, 1917, in Craig, Colo., to James Bruce and Lillie Gertrude (Herod) Medlock. He was married to Eunice May (Ross) Medlock on Dec. 23, 1939, at First Baptist Church in Salem, Mo.; he was a loving father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. James also enjoyed traveling, polishing rocks, and doing woodwork, and was in employed with Dow Chemical for over 20 years; he will be remembered and missed by many.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Eunice Medlock of Brownwood; two sons, Roy Medlock and wife Linda of Brownwood and Mike Medlock of Angleton, Texas; two granddaughters, Sandra Irwin and husband Allen of Brownwood and Vicki Lynn and husband Pat McLaughlin of Brownwood; and great-grandchildren, Crissy Lundy, Ashley McLaughlin, Patrick McLaughlin, Megan Irwin, Cameron McLaughlin, and Alex McLaughlin. Also, one great-great-grandchild, Jake Lundy.
James is preceded in death by his parents, James and Lillie Medlock; three brothers, Oscar Medlock, Brucie Medlock, and Elmer Medlock; and two sisters, Rebecca Medlock, and Bulah Keeling.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com. Davis-Morris Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.