Funeral services for Trilton Joe Jouett, 69 of Childress, took place Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Norman Rushing officiating. Burial followed in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
Visitation was held Wednesday, December 2 from 6-8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. He passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in Childress.
Trilton Joe Jouett was born June 2, 1951 in Hall County to Gene and Joye Davis Jouett. He graduated Estelline High School in 1969 and married Cathy Jane Sides on November 29, 1969. Joe was a farmer and rancher who served as president of Greenbelt Farmer’s Co-op, chairman of the Childress County Farm Service Agency Committee, former board member of the Childress Independent School District Board of Trustees, First Baptist Church of Childress Deacon, former president of the Childress County Livestock Show Committee for over 20 years, Childress Chamber of Commerce Farmer of the Year, Fort Worth Star Telegram Farmer of the Year and president of Farmer’s Co-op Gin.
He loved his wife, kids and grandkids as well as his horses, dogs and cattle. He also loved his Sunday School class, The
Redeemed, at First Baptist Church. Joe was known as a follower of Christ and his actions reflected his heart.
Over the years he was involved in several discipleship opportunities such as the Walk to Emmaus and Kairos prison ministries. His passion for the Lord continuously led his desire to be the best husband, father, grandfather, son, sibling and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his father, Gene Jouett, and a nephew, Danny Jouett, Jr. Survivors include his wife, Cathy Jouett of Childress; two daughters, Tina Tullos and husband, Jodie, of Waco and Cari Callan and husband, Kevin, of Lone Grove, Okla.; a son, Eric Jouett of Childress; grandchildren Laycee Tullos and Brison Tullos of Waco, Clessie Burton and husband,
Brenden of Kingsville, Carson Callan of Lone Grove, Okla. and Tyler Wiginton of Ingleside, Texas; a great grandchild, Stratton Tullos of Waco; his mother, Joye Jouett of Childress; his siblings, brother Danny Jouett and wife Linda of Amarillo, sister Debbie Pierce and husband Rickey of Childress, sister Marsha Meacham and husband Gary of Childress, sister Dinah DeArmond and husband Mark of Childress and sister Leah Helm and husband John Paul of Childress; a brother-in-law Edwin Sides and wife Kim of Childress; a sister-in-law Sherry Haddon of Lubbock; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. The family suggests memorials be made to Childress Meals on Wheels.