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JACKIE H FIELD, JR. OF PALMHURST – Jackie Field, Jr., 69, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014, at his home in
Palmhurst.   A celebration of life service to remember Jackie will be held at 10:30am, Friday, January 2, 2015 at Kreidler Funeral
Home, 314 North 10th St, McAllen, TX.
Jackie is survived by his wife Trudy of 45 years, his 2 daughters and sons-in-law,  Jacquelyn and Ryan Star of Bakersfield, CA;
and Janell and Jason Sultz of Round Rock, TX.  Jackie’s legacy also includes 7 grandchildren: Natalie(8), Jadon(6), Genevieve(6),
Jenna(3), Xavier(16 mo), and twins Jessica and Jocelyn (10 mo).  Jackie’s family also includes the families of his sister, Jo Dell
Mitchell, and brother Jim Field of Austin, TX; and was close with many extended family members and cousins as well.  Jackie
was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to so many.
Jackie was preceded by his parents Jackie (Jack) H Field, Sr., and Harriett Jeannette (Hattie Jean) Sturgeon.
Jackie was born in Mission, TX and graduated from Mission High School and Texas A&I in Kingsville.  An entrepreneur and small
business owner in petroleum product sales, Jackie worked for many years in the Gulf Coast region and the Valley, with many
years spent in Houston where he raised his family.  Jackie and Trudy moved back to the Valley to be close to the friends and
the memories of his roots.  Jackie gave generously of his time and wisdom in leadership service to his church, the local Texas
Master Naturalists chapter, and the Sharyland Water Supply Corp.  He dearly loved fishing, gardening, raising livestock (aka his
pets), and growing his property into a naturalist’s paradise.
Jackie will always be remembered for his warm and generous smile, as someone who treasured his family, his community, and
his friends.
Memorial donations in Jackie’s name may be made to the First Church of Christ, Scientist; 911 North Main Street, McAllen, TX

A memorial service for
Jim and Jerry McKone will be held on Saturday, January 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Kreidler Funeral Home in
McAllen. Geraldine (Jerry) Clegg McKone, born on March 27, 1931, to Thomas H. and Doris Clegg in Brownsville, passed away
on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in San Antonio.  James Herbert (Jim) McKone, born on March 13, 1934, to Samuel Amos (Jr.) and
Nita Dodge McKone in Lawrence, Kansas, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, also in San Antonio.  
The McKones are survived by their daughter Kelly Gillespie, son-in-law Jon Gillespie, and grandchildren Cameron Camille Gillespie
and Allison Claire Myers Gillespie (all of San Antonio); they were preceded in death by their son, Kevin Lee McKone.  

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