Funeral services for Mr. Jr. Jeans, age 60 of Fayetteville will be conducted at 11AM Friday at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Flintville Cemetery. Mr. Jeans passed away Tuesday morning January 20th at Lincoln Medical Center.
He was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late James Bright Jeans Sr. and Madelyn Kent Jeans who survives. Mr. Jeans was employed as superintendent of transportation for Lincoln County School Board and was also a football, basketball and life coach. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his daughter Julie Jean and husband Steven of Kelso, son Ryan Jeans and wife Christie of Flintville, grandchildren Chandler, Ashlyn, and Carson Jean of Kelso and Laurel, Mattie and Nathan Jeans of Flintville, special friend Ruthie Jeans of Flintville, two sisters Shirley Sluder of Sykesville, MD and Sandy Bunting and husband Michael of Chattanooga, brother Billy Joe Jeans and wife Carolyn of Ashland City, TN and special nieces and nephews.
Those serving as pallbearers are Bill Martin, Dan Bond, Ray Pugh, Frankie Stevenson, Ricky Honey, Josh Jeans, Jonathan Jeans and Johnny Church. Honorary pallbearers Steve Jeans, Dale Moran, Jason Moorehead, Chad Carter, Todd Brandon, Jacob Sorrells, Randy Wood, Phillip Shelton, David Crawford, Bob Malone, Robert White, Keith and Michael Sluder.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 4-8PM at Higgins Funeral Home.