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Jane Gable Jayroe

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Jane Gable Jayroe

Jane Gable Jayroe, 85, of Purdon passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021. She was born September 22, 1936 in Dawson to Percy Gable and Willie Katherine Gable.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jimmie L. Jayroe of 63 years; her parents, Percy Gable and Willie Katherine Gable; brother William Gable and sister Johnnie Kathrine Gable.

She is survived by her three children, daughter Mary Fosdick and husband Charles of Rice, daughter Rebecca Ferlet and husband Richard of Eureka; son Brodrick Jayroe and wife Mary of Wichita, KS. Nine grandchildren, Tricia McDaniel, Brent McDaniel, Chauncey Ferlet, Rhauchelle Dougherty, Lissette Ferlet, Jimmie Jayroe, Katie Napier, Suzie Jayroe and Jennifer Jayroe; twenty-one great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Ford, Judy Wilkins, Dollie King; brother Robert Gable and many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.

Jane grew up in a family that did custom agricultural work in the Dawson/Purdon area. After she married Jimmie she worked at Adam Hat Factory in Corsicana. She also worked at the sewing factory in Seagraves until they moved to Kansas and then she worked at the Western Prairie Care Home for 20 years until she retired. They then moved back to Texas so they could spend time on the family farm. She enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren. She loved her church, Calvary Worship Center and was a faithful attender.

Visitation for Jane Gable Jayroe was held Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Calvary Worship Center in Corsicana. Burial will follow at Younger Cemetery.

Younger Cemetery. An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.