For 97 years, Jean lived a very meaningful life filled with laughter, love, friends and family and a passion to see life from the view of a painter’s palette.
Jean graduated from West Texas State College with an Art Degree. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, Dianthus Club, Red Hat Club, Meals on Wheels, Doll Club and countless other charitable and civic endeavors.
Jean is survived by her husband, Wayne; daughter, Alison and husband, David Cummings of Oak Point, Texas; son, Brent Cox and wife Sue of Katy, Texas; five grandchildren, James and Kimberly Cummings, Candace and Dr. Edward Carew, Christen Cummings, Blake Cox and Nicole Cox; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Clara and Early Hallmark; sister, Sara Beth (Sally) Johnson.
Visitation will be held 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Slay Memorial Chapel in Aubrey, Texas. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Llano Cemetery in Amarillo, with a memorial service following at 4 p.m. at First Methodist Church in Panhandle, with Pastors Kirk Watson and Jerry Lane, officiating. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Square House Museum and First United Methodist Church of Panhandle.
Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.