Jimmy Derrell Dean was born Jan. 18, 1946, in Artesia, to Thomas Derrell Dean and Charlie Rozell Kimmons Dean. He passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Cremation has taken place.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his foster father Jack Merritt.
He is survived by his wife Holly Gardner Dean, of the home in Denver City, Texas. He had three daughters from his first marriage, Janell Orona, her sons Robert, Ryan, Jacob and Jordan; Kayla Dean; and Amanda Chihuahua, husband Art, and daughter Katelynn. He is also survived by Login to read more