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Jerry Lee Knowles

Jerry Lee Knowles

Jerry Lee Knowles

Jerry Lee Knowles, 81, of Amarillo, died Friday, September 7, 2018.  Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jerry was born February 9, 1937 in Perryton, Texas to Jerry C. and Lola May Knowles.  He graduated from Boys Ranch High School.   He served in the U.S. Air Force and had worked as a cowboy most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Christina Knowles; and a brother, Gary Knowles.

He is survived by three daughters, Gail Higgins of Big Spring, Tx., Denise Robinson and husband Brian of Baxter Springs, Ks., Jerri Ann Sewell and husband John of Amarillo; a son Richard Lawrence Knowles of Hammond, Ok.; a brother, Larry Carl Knowles of Maple Valley, Washington; a sister, Sabra Salinas of Renton, Washington; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.


  • Jamie McCormick Posted September 9, 2018 5:29 pm

    Such a great man who raised such a wonderful daughter!! He will be missed. It is hard loving your dad so much and never seeing them again! I know a little about that and I will be here for you Jerri anytime you need me!

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:05 am

      Thank you for your sweet words. Love ya

  • Patriot Guard Riders Posted September 9, 2018 6:42 pm

    Condolences to the family on your loss. If we can do anything to help in any way please let us know.

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:06 am

      Thank you for your kind words and thanks for being there for us on Saturday

  • Wayne Powell Posted September 9, 2018 8:11 pm

    Jerry it was a honor to know you. Thank you for your service to the country

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:08 am

      Thank you for your kind words

  • Kina Wilson Posted September 10, 2018 8:42 am

    If it wasn’t for this man, Denise and I would never have met. He always was there for mom and called her his sister. We loved him and Tina like they were always family. Love you to the moon and back Niecie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always..

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:09 am

      Thank you. He loved your mom and you so much

  • Mark Grigsby Posted September 10, 2018 12:41 pm

    I am sorry for your loss, Jerry was a nice man. I got to visit with him and helped out with small request when I would visit my dad at the VA. I will miss seeing him,
    may he rest in peace.

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:11 am

      Thank you for helping him when you were there. I am sure he appreciated everything you did for him. Hope your dad is doing well

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:19 am

      Thank you for all you did for daddy when you saw him, I am sure he really appreciated it, I hope your dad is doing well

  • Diane Posted September 10, 2018 9:17 pm

    It was a pleasure to get to know Jerry! I enjoyed getting to take care of him! He was such a nice man!!! May God bless you and your whole family! He will be missed!!!

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:13 am

      I appreciate the way you cared for daddy. Thanks for all you did for him

  • Chaplain John Elser Posted September 11, 2018 11:13 am

    Thank you for allowing us to care for your loved-one. He is now receiving his crown of glory in heaven.

    • Jerri Posted September 12, 2018 9:20 am

      Thank you for all the comfort you gave daddy

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