Jasil Marie Hightower | 1921-2013

Published Saturday, June 8, 2013

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Jasil Marie Hightower

Jasil Marie Hightower, 91, of Boyd, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at White’s Funeral Home in Springtown with burial to follow at Markley Cemetery.

Jasil was born Aug. 22, 1921, in Markley, the sixth of seven children. In 1936 she married the love of her life, Carl Hightower, and they were blessed by three sons and a marriage lasting almost 70 years.

Jasil was a wonderful homemaker, PTA president, Garden Club president, Sunday School teacher and an active member of Mount Gilead Baptist Church in Keller for nearly 60 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, devoted to her large extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Hightower; parents; and numerous family members.

Survivors include her sons, Tracy Hightower and wife, Joyce, of Haltom City, Timothy Hightower and wife, Eleanor, of Boyd, and Chockie Hightower of Springtown; sister Sewilla Sheehan of Fort Worth; brother Leonard Ledbetter of Albuquerque, N.M.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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