Jonnie Hightower, 91, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Dr. Randy Davis of Lifeway Fellowship Church officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.
Jonnie was born Nov. 17, 1921. She married James Nelson Hightower. He preceded her in death in 2008. She was baptized at Buchanan St. Baptist Church and a longtime member of Lifeway Fellowship Church. Jonnie loved her animals. She owned and operated Put & Take Grocery at 15th and Buchanan and retired from the Amarillo High School cafeteria. She volunteered for Perkins Community Center for 17 years.
She also was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Provence.
Survivors include a grandson, Elton Inlow and wife Amanda of Amarillo; and four great-grandchildren, Brayden, James, Nevaeh and Autumn.
The family suggests memorials be to Lifeway Fellowship Church, 3315 Hancock, Amarillo, TX 79106; or to Amarillo SPCA, 11901 S Coulter St., Amarillo, TX 79119.