Jack Evans Shackelford © Cheyenne Star Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Jack Evans Shackelford was born March 7, 1898, in Galveston, Texas, and departed this life May 5, 1956, in Cheyenne, Oklahoma.
His parents, Henry Lee and Lydia Ann Schackelford, moved their family to Glenrose, Texas where he remained until young manhood.
He was united in marriage to Maude Gordon Scales in 1920 in Tolar, Texas. To this union was born four children, Mrs. Maxine Price, Friona, Texas; Mrs. Jerry Hanna, Skellytown, Texas; Mrs. Nina Joe Woods, Mesa, Arizona; and Ronald J. Shackelford of Oklahoma City.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Maude of the home address; his four children; six grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. John Layne of Snyder, Texas; two brothers, Hal Shackelford of Glenrose, Texas; and Bill Shackelford of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
His parents and three brothers preceded him in death.
He was a loving husband and father, showing love and kindness to every member of his family as well as to his many friends.
He also leaves a host of friends in several states that were united with the Great Santa Fe Family. His passing leaves a vacant place that only God can fill.
Reverend Horace Woodard officiated at the funeral services, held in the First Baptist Church, Cheyenne.
Final resting place was in the Fairview Cemetery, Pampa, Texas.
Scroggins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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