The Edmond Sun

January 29, 2014

Jarvis Reid Dennis


EDMOND —     Jarvis Reid (J.R.) Dennis, 82, graduated this life on January 28, 2014.  Born in Ennis, Texas in 1931, Jarvis spent most of his career at TG&Y and Jacks Service Company.  Most notably, though, Jarvis was a follower of Jesus and the devoted and loving leader of his family.  He was a beloved member of New Covenant United Methodist Church. 

    Jarvis was preceded in death by his mother and father, Lennie Mae and Douglas Dennis, and in-laws, Vada and Marvin White.

    He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy (Sissy) Dennis, daughters Linda Cloud and Catherine Hoffman and her husband Tom; grandchildren Keri Cloud and Kim and Brad Bandy, and great-grandchildren Layne and Liv.

    A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 31 at New Covenant United Methodist Church in Edmond. 

    In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to The Spero Project at P.O. Box 18743, OKC, OK  73118.  Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Service.