Mr. Jewel Henry Houff, 87, of Texarkana, Texas died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. Houff was born August 2, 1925 in Junction City, LA. He retired from Day and Zimmerman and was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church, Nash Texas.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ella Mae Houff; four children Robert Houff, Vernice Mitchell, Glady Thompson and Jeweleen Ervin.
Survivors includes four sons,Henry Houff, James Houff, Charles (Merilyn) Houff and Johnny Houff all of Texarkana; five daughters, Emma (Willie) Houff, and Irma (Walters) Houff of Texarkana, Tressie (Curtis) Perry of Irving, TX, Cozetta (Eugene) Vaughn of Mesquite, TX and Barbara James of Houston, TX
Services will be Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m at Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, Texarkana, Texas with the Rev. Murphy Rose officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Garden under the direction of Lyles Funeral Home, Inc.
Visitation hours will be Friday, November 23, 2012 at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 p.m.