Eva LaVern Jeffers, age 86, of Bagwell, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Clarksville Nursing Center. Mrs. Jeffers was born, September 21, 1932, in the Blakeney Community of Red River County to Ben and Vivian McDonald Abbott. She was a member of the Leesville Baptist Church. Mrs. Jeffers loved the Lord first and foremost and her family. She is her family’s Hero of Faith. Mrs. Jeffers enjoyed gardening; working in her flower beds, bird watching, painting and you could always hear her whistling and yodeling. She had a servant’s heart and was a joy to be around. Her parents and two brothers, Royce Abbott and Earl Abbott preceded her in death.
Funeral services are set for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with Rev. Gabriel Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Tuggle Springs Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends an hour before service time at Clarksville Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Jeffers of Bagwell; one son, Ray Jeffers and wife Tometta of Lubbock; three daughters, Regina Grilley and husband Richard of Longview, DeLisa Speed and husband Lynn of Mesquite and Lori Jones and husband Alan of Rowlett; two brothers, Bert Abbott and wife Glenda of Horseshoe Bay and Danny Abbott and wife Brenda of Bullard. Her grandchildren; Richard Grilley, Michael Jeffers, Heather Laureano, Lindsey Speed, Spencer Speed, Gabriel Jones, Auburn Harris, Christopher Jones and Briana Castillo; and 15 great grandchildren.