Jervis “Jerry” Houchins

Jervis Houchins was born June 7, 1924 at Sugden, Oklahoma to Zan and Beulah Cox Houchins

He passed from this life on August 10, 2019 in Oklahoma City.

He married Frances Johnston on June 10, 1950 in Montague County, Texas. He was a leader for many years of the Hastings Church of Christ. Jervis retired from Waurika Public Schools as a bus mechanic.  He was also a farmer from which he never retired.

He is survived by his Wife - Frances, sister - Maxine, sons - Larry Houchins and Sandy, Darrell Houchins and Cindy, Jim Houchins and Debbie, and Shawn Houchins and Pam, his daughters - Nancy Sanders, LuAnne Gage and Butch, Tina Stewart and Tim, and Patti Houchins, 20 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his oldest son Kelly Dean Houchins, his grandson Chad Edward Houchins, his Mother Beulah, Father Zan and his brother LD Houchins.

Funeral service will be at 10AM at the Church of Christ in Waurika on Thursday, August 15, 2019 with Bud Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Hastings Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Family will receive visitors from 5-7PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ in Hastings or to the Hastings Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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