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James Steve Jeffers

May 13, 1949 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 72)


James Steve Jeffers, age 72 of Winfield, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Parkwest Medical Center with his family by his side.  Born in Scott County, Tennessee on May 13, 1949, he was the son of the late Gleason and Reba Ooten Jeffers.  James was a local businessman, having owned and operated Jeffers Heat & Air for over 40 years.  James also was co-owner and operator of Scott’s Auto Sales for several years with his sons.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by mother and father-in-law, Willard, and Sarah Harness Sexton. Brothers Danny, Billy Joe, and Kenneth Lee “Bud”. Sister Joyce Ann Allen and infant sister Shirley Sue Jeffers.  Brother-in-law, who was more like a brother, Richard Houdeshell, Dewey Smith, Roy Huffman, Hollis and Talmon Sexton, Rose and Don Marlow, and Willa Sexton.

James is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Cindy Jeffers; sons Steve Jeffers and wife Pauletta, Scott Jeffers, Gary Jeffers and wife Brittany, and Matt Jeffers, daughter Angela Jeffers.  Grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Brayden Lewallen, Jayden & Alexis Jeffers.  Sisters, Helen Jeffers Houdeshell, and Betty Smith.  Sisters-in-law Naomi Jeffers, Beulah Huffman, Mary Sexton, and Cathalene Sexton Brothers-in-law Ken Sexton and Bobby Sexton and many other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  

Friends may visit with the Jeffers family on Friday, November 5, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Joe West and Bro. Delmus Bruce officiating.  Music will be provided by Cliff Baird and Rose Bruce.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the W. J. Jeffers Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be:  Mike Carson, Dwayne Crabtree, Stephen Woodward, Eddie Honeycutt, Stephen Jeffers, Paul Lowe, and Darrell Houdeshell.  Honorary Pallbearers will be:  Brayden Lewallen, Jayden Jeffers, Billy Jeffers, and Robert Sams.

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