COLEMAN — Funeral services with military honors for Jimmie Louis “Jinks” Jamison, 86, of Voss, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 13 at Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hill Cemetery in southern Coleman County. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 12 at the funeral home.
He died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 25, 1932 in Coleman County to Manton Lindsay Jamison and Julia Ann Skelton Jamison. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1954 and went through basic training at Fort Bliss. One of his highlights during his enlistment was driving military trucks on the Autobahn in Germany.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Short and husband Michael of Voss, and Suzanne Ryan and husband Rusty of Talpa; one brother, Johnny Jamison and wife Norrene of Voss; one sister, Betty Scarborough and husband Glen of Shields; four grandchildren, James Short of Voss, Sarita Short of Voss, Ashley Knowles of Mexia and Seth Ryan of San Angelo; three great-grandchildren, Addi Knowles of Mexia, Cooper Ryan of San Angelo, and Clay Ryan of San Angelo; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Jamison of Voss, and Bettye Jamison of Red Bank; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Buck Jamison, Dick Jamison, and Oscar Jamison; two sisters, Martha Hafner and Billie Ruth McCorkle.