Jimmy Carl Fenton, 65, of Nacogdoches, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016, at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center and also from 2:00 pm. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 13, 2016, at North Street Church of Christ in Nacogdoches. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 13, 2016, at North Street Church of Christ in Nacogdoches with Bro. Ellis Reynolds and Bro. Freddie Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches.
Mr. Fenton was born April 7, 1951, in Center, to Roy Fenton and Helen Laverne Cates Fenton. He served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1972, during the Vietnam War. Mr. Fenton retired as Principal from Overton ISD. He loved to sing, spend time with family and loved his God.
He is survived by
Wife: Linda Jo Fenton of Nacogdoches
Jim Adams of Jacksonville, Florida
Melissa Masi of New Jersey
Christy Stanley of Camdenton, Missouri
Samantha Miller of Nacogdoches
Michael Fenton of Nacogdoches
1 Great Granddaughter
Mother: Helen Laverne Fenton of Center
Johnny Fenton of Center
Spencer Fenton of Shelbyville
Bill Fenton of Center
Preceded in death by
Father: Roy Fenton
Brother: Jeffery Fenton
Nephew: Clint Fenton
Pallbearers will be J. P. Fenton, David Fenton, Bryan Fenton, Kevin Fenton, Max Fenton and Keith Askew. Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. Fenton’s grandchildren: Josh, Jake, Addison, Asher, Trey and Corey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org or Angelina Church of Christ India Mission Work, PO Box 153238, Lufkin, Texas 75901.