Kenneth Ray Savell

Kenneth Ray Savell passed away at his home in Jacksboro, Texas on Monday, June 5, 2017. He was 63 years old. 

He was born May 20, 1954 to Ovet Raymond and Mattie Orline (Axtell) Savell in Mineral Wells, Texas.

Kenneth was baptized at the age of 14, a Mineral Wells High School graduate and a proud Tarleton State University graduate with a degree in accounting and became a certified public accountant for Birdwell, Quinn, and Co. Kenneth married Janice Annette Clay August 2, 1985. He was active in the Jacksboro community serving in the Lion’s Club, being on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and faithfully serving in his church at First Baptist Church of Jacksboro. 

Kenneth loved watching children grow up in the church as well as watching his own grandchildren and other children in sports. Most importantly he was an amazing Christian husband, father, grandfather and friend to so many. Kenneth will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his father; and his sisters Vonda and Kathy.

Among those who will cherish his memory include his wife Janice Savell of Jacksboro; mother Orline Savell; daughters Jana Amstutz and husband John of Denton, Lori Favors and husband Walter of Dallas, and Amy Melton and husband Billy of Canyon; sister Vicky Sherley and husband Jim; brother-in-laws Joe Whittenburg, Tommy Pratt, Melvin Clay, Jr. and wife Billie, and Lynn Clay and wife Barbara; grandchildren Aaron, Jordan, Tanner, Hannah, Emma, and Noah; aunt Elsie Watkins; and many other extended family members and friends.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 with visitation prior at 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Jacksboro, Texas and burial following in Cottonwood Cemetery under the direction of Coker Funeral Home. Please visit for an online guestbook

If so desired memorials may be made to: Concerned Citizens, 400 East Pine Street, Jacksboro, Texas 76458 or Jack County Museum, 241 West Belknap Street, Jacksboro, Texas 76458.

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