|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1940|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2011|
Jan Autry passed away on January 20, 2011, the eldest daughter of James and Lorena Diar, she was born on January 22, 1940 in Houston, Arkansas. She moved to California as a young child, and proceeded to live all up and down the San Joaquin Valley. She spent many years assisting in management of local movie theaters, worked for the American Cancer Society, and Kings View Hospital, among many other things. In the last 30 years, she settled in Madera residing with her late husband, Lee Ray Autry, and enjoying retired life spoiling her grandchildren, and great- granddaughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Lee Ray Autry in 2005.
She is survived by her mother in law, Marie Autry, step-sons, Keith and Ron Autry and their families, and a sister and her family. She is also survived by her son, Monty Anderson and his wife Vicki, her grandchildren, Janelle and Danny Fontaine, Patrick Anderson, Cory Gillihan, and Trevor Chapman; and one great-granddaughter, Em MaLey Chapman.
So many things could be said about Jan, but mostly her unconditional love and caring for her family stood out the greatest. She always said she had found her true soul mate and the love of her life in her husband, Lee. She was loved deeply and dearly by her family, and will be missed so much.
Lee Ray Autry (1935 - 2005)*
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
Plot: Blk 1 Row 29
Maintained by: Rose
Originally Created by: Linda Creamer Furr
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67505852