Theresa Jeffries

August 22, 2022
Theresa Jeffries Theresa Jeffries

Theresa Jeffries, 71, of Rusk, passed away on August 22, 2022 at the Nacogdoches Medical Center. The services will be on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Pastor James Dorman officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, August 25, 2022 from 1:00 PM until service time.

Theresa was born January 13, 1951 in Nacogdoches to Lester and Glendolyn (Ballard) Owens. She graduated from Rusk High School in the class of 1969. Later she met Michael Jeffries. They were married March 17, 1972. He passed in 2015. They had a son Steven. She worked in medical records at the Rusk State Hospital for over 30 years. Theresa was a member of Craft Baptist Church. She loved traveling and especially going on cruises.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Michael; parents; Lester and Glendolyn Owens; brother; Gary Owens, and mother-in-law, Barbara McDonald.

She is survived by her son, Steven Jeffries and his wife Martha of Cushing; granddaughter, Jade Montgomery and her spouse Darian of Sherwood, AR; grandson, Allen Jeffries of Cushing; granddaughter, Amy Jeffries of Ft. Hood; great-granddaughter; Korbyn Montgomery; sisters-in-law, Jan Brown of St. Louis, MO and Dora Owens of White Oak, TX; neighbor sister, Lynn Padgett; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Theresa’s name.