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James Argabright

January 20, 1923 — March 1, 2014

James Jay Argabright, age 91, of Clifton, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, in a Clifton care facility.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in the Zion United Church of Christ near Clifton. Interment was in the Clifton Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Michael Miller, Kenneth Miller, Bruce Miller, Joe Miller, James Miller and Blaine Bryant; Honorary pallbearers were Everett Passon, Dave Stallard, and Clyde Duke.

Jay was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Bellview, Texas. He was raised at Antelope near Jacksboro. He served with the U. S. Army from 1942 until 1945. On October 12, 1971, he was was united in marriage to Wanda Taylor. Jay and his wife lived in Fort Worth for several years before moving to Clifton in 1978. He owned and operated an automotive repair business in Laguna Park for several years. He attended the Zion United Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda, of Clifton; children, Michael Miller and wife, Stella, of Ft. Worth, Kenneth Miller and wife, Marjorie, of Valley Mills, Bruce Miller and wife, Kim, of Clifton and Joe Miller of Cranfills Gap; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Stephens, of Jacksboro; number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to the Zion United Church of Christ, 1411 FM# 219, Clifton, Texas, 76634, or Hospice Sunset, 113 S. Ave. D, Clifton, Texas, 76634.

Thoughts and memories may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 254-435-2792, Meridian, Texas.

Facts Born: January 20, 1923
Place of Birth: Bellview, TX
Death: March 1, 2014
Place of Death: Clifton, TX
Occupation: Retired automotive mechanic
Organizations: Served with the U.S. Army from 1942 until 1945

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