J.W. Lankford

J.W. Lankford, 78, of Dayton, Texas passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital in Liberty. J.W. was born on November 18, 1940 in Gause, Texas to parents Joseph Woodrow and Lois Beatrice Bullock Woodrow.

J.W. worked for the City of Baytown for over twenty-five years as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He thoroughly enjoyed his job and was a valued employee. He retired several years ago and spent most days in his yard or piddling in his storage unit. J.W. had a kind heart and would do anything for friends and family. He loved animals, especially his black lab. J.W. will be missed by those who knew and loved him.

J.W. was preceded in death by his parents; baby sister Anna Mae Bryant and brother-in-law Roy Barham. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his sisters Jeannie Sue Lankford, Dora Beatrice Barham; numerous nieces and nephews and other loving relatives and friends.

Friends are invited to visit with the family 5pm-8pm, Friday April 26, 2019 in the chapel at Allison Funeral Service 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas 77575. A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10am at Guedry Cemetery in Batson.

A word of tribute and/or condolence may be shared with the family by visiting http://www.allisonfuneralservice.com

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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