October 17, 2012

Jewel Faye “Judy” Gonzalez

March 3, 1943 - Oct. 15, 2012

The Express-Star

— Jewel Faye “Judy” Gonzalez

March 3, 1943 - Oct. 15, 2012

Funeral service for Jewel Faye “Judy” Gonzalez, 69, of Chickasha,  will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 in the Chapel of Sevier Funeral Home.

Jewel Faye “Judy” Gonzalez was born March 3, 1943 in Anadarko, the daughter of Ezra and Cleo Vivian (Douglas) Smith.  She died Oct. 15, 2012 at her home in Chickasha.

Judy grew up and attended school in Anadarko.  She married Jessie James Avery in 1961, and they lived in Fort Cobb later returning to Anadarko.  After his death in January, 1983, Judy married John Gonzalez in November of 1983.  She lived in Chickasha for 30 years.  Judy worked as an LPN.

She was preceded in death by parents; husbands: Jessie James Avery in 1983 and John Gonzalez in 2005; a great-grandchild: Julian Avery and two sisters:  Lena Bell Byrd and Edna Jones

Survivors include: Stewart Randall her companion of the home in Chickasha; three children: James Avery and wife Toni of Bradley, Jessie Avery of Chickasha, Karra Byrd and husband Marlow of Blanchard; five step-children: Floyd Avery and wife Dina of Anadarko, Randy Gonzalez and wife Debbie of Gotebo, Charollette Boyd of Vian, Becky Starnes and husband Andy of Moore, Timothy Gonzalez of Tulsa; a sister:  Betty Hall of Chickasha; a brother:  David Rexroat and wife Vicki of Ft. Cobb; seven grandchildren:  Kristin Avery, Jeremy Avery, Damon Avery, Todd Abel, Tristin Abel, Jewell Avery and Donivan Byrd; great grandchildren:  Drayden Avery, Jaylee Blankenship, and Kadence Hathorne; numerous step grandchildren, great  and great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews

Interment will be in the Ft. Cobb Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.