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Iris Joreene Jackson (Jo) Chenault

August 30, 1928 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 93)


Iris Joreene Jackson Chenault (Jo), 93, of Sweeny, Texas passed away Friday, June 3, 2022. She was born August 30, 1928, in Coleman County, Coleman, Texas to Fred and Martha Jackson.

She graduated from Coleman High School in 1945 and attended Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas, where she met and married James Marvin Chenault (Jamie) on February 7, 1947.

Jo loved God, her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and loved a making a home. Jo was a member of the Church of Christ from age 11 and taught Sunday School classes some 36 years. She was a lover of God and instilled this in her children.

She was preceded in death by her husband James M. Chenault on May 14, 2021, her parents Fred and Martha Jackson, and her brother Fred L. Jackson.

Jo is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Jimmy Albritton of Sweeny, daughter Iris Chenault of Sweeny, daughter Donna Gaye and Hector Robles of Alvin, daughter Jamie Kaye Chenault of Granbury, son and daughter-in-law James M. Chenault, Jr. (Jim) and Tammy of Sweeny; grandchildren Chris Albritton of Sweeny, Laura Albritton of Sweeny, Rachel Clark of Guthrie, Courtney Jo Janoch of Alvin, Barry Chenault of Waco, Allie Chenault of Houston, Jobeth Chenault of West Columbia and great grandchildren Ashley Albritton, Alexia Albritton, Evelyn and Lillian Janoch, William Janoch, Charlotte Janoch, and Baleigh and Quinn Denton; sister and brother-in-law Karen and Cecil Drake of Abilene.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, at C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home in West Columbia, Texas.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Sweeny Church of Christ, 501 N. Elm St., with Ken Hysten officiating. Interment will be in Sweeny Cemetery.

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June 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Funeral Service
June 11, 2022

2:30 PM
Sweeny Church of Christ
501 N Elm St
Sweeny, TX 77480

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