, Port Arthur, Texas

April 11, 2013

Reverend Jefferson English

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —    Rev. Jefferson English, Port Arthur Barnes Memorial, passed away Saturday evening, April 6, at his home in Houston at the age of 91. Rev English served as pastor of Barnes Memorial for the last 35 years - making the 200 miles round trip journey by himself each Sunday.

   His funeral will be Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Brentwood Baptist Church - Sanctuary Building, 13033 Landmark Dr., Houston, TX 77045. (This is his daughter’s church).

   Viewing will be from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. McCoy & Harrison Funeral Home, 4918 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houston, TX 77021 will be handling the arrangements.

   The family asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Sister Vera English Scholarship Fund, Barnes Memorial UMC, 749 West 17th Street, Port Arthur, TX 77640.