May 11, 2017 Bro. John Mark Jumper of Trinidad, TX left the walks of this earth and entered into his eternal home with our heavenly father.
John was born in Dallas, TX to Samuel Augustus Jumper and Gladys Gertrude Chatham Jumper.
He married the love of his life Mary Elizabeth "Patsy" Hughes on April 21, 1951 in Cayuga, TX. They celebrated 66 blessed years of marriage this year.
John retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. He traveled and was stationed in California, Hawaii, Michigan,England, Japan, and Texas during his career. While in the service, he earned many medals and honors.
He is preceded in death by his parents Samuel and Gladys Jumper, brothers Bill Jumper, Stephen Jumper, Jesse Jumper, Daniel Jumper, and sisters Mary Lucas, Bernice Green, Martha Rogers, and Naomi Ruth Jumper.
John is survived by his loving wife Mary "Patsy" Jumper, daughters Elaine Wallace, Sharon Bamburg, Karen Hylla & husband Dan Hylla, grandchildren John Gray & wife Michelle, Jason Gray & wife Liza, Meghan Wallace, and Kelli Marvel. His legacy continues with eleven great-grandchildren Ty Gray, Cheyenne Gray, Aidan Gray, Joshua Gray Landyn Gray, Chance McNabb, John Simpson, Rylee Marvel, Kyrstyn Yates, Kaylian Yates, Amiliah Kyer and Victoria Kyer.
Serving as pallbearers are Doug Perkins, Charles Jumper, Austin Jumper, Tony Jumper, Dan Hylla, Ron Hudghins, and Jason Hayes.
Visitation will be Friday, May 19 from 6-8 PM at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff, TX.
Service will be Saturday, May 20 at 1:30 PM at Hilltop Worship Center with Bro. Tommy Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at the Judson Cemetery, Cayuga, TX.
Memorial can be made to Hilltop Worship Center in care of the missions department.