Jean M. Gavin, 83, of Nacogdoches, TX died Dec. 12, 2009 at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, in Nacogdoches, TX.
She was born Feb. 20, 1926. She was a native of Bedfordshire, England and a resident of Chatom and for the past three years of Nacogdoches, TX. She was a member of the Chatom First Baptist Church. She had a love for children and taught kindergarten to many children enriching their lives.
Survivors include one son, Dr. Charles R. (Elise) Gavin, Nacogdoches, TX; one brother, George Rayment, England; one sister, Ilene Brouillette, Marksville, LA; two grandsons, Patrick Gavin, San Antonio, TX, Alex Gavin, Nacogdoches, TX.
She is preceded in death by her husband, G.H. Gavin.
Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service at the Chatom First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Chatom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chatom Baptist Youth Fund. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes. com. Lathan Funeral Home of Chatom directed.