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“Dear Murt & Family, So sorry to hear about Jim. My Jim and I both have fond memories of living next door to ya'll for so many years. Our prayers...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kay Eubank - Waco, TX

“Kate and I want to express our love and sympathy at this time of loss for you. Jim was always ready with a word of encouragement and advice and we...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Mike & Kate Mellina - waco, TX

“Murt and family: We both send our love and condolences to you all. We loved Jim like the brother in Christ that he was and know you are grieving...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Joe and Lou Hatcher - Yellville, AR

“Dear Murt, Jim will always be remembered for his sweet spirit. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during the days ahead. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Wera Worthan - Waco, TX

“The Emmaus Community has lost a devoted and dedicated member. Jim had a real heart for encouraging others to take the Walk to Emmaus, and, over the...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Janie Springer - Waco, TX

“Dear Lori and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Janet Browning - Waco, TX

“Dear Murt: I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I was so shocked to hear about this; after just seeing you on Thursday. Please know my thoughts,...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Wanda Kilstrom - Waco, TX

“I'm so sorry Jim is gone. He is singing praises with the angels now. I pray you will all find comfort in the Lord as he surrounds you with his grace....Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Van Wyk - Katy, TX

“The gifts our parents give us do not leave when they do. Treasure the memories. My condolences to you, Mary and your family. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Maburl Schober - Pittsburgh, PA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. I imagine your dad and my dad are doing some talking and maybe even bowling up in heaven together . I cherish memories...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Pam Miller Clepper - Aquilla, TX


Jim Scrivner, Jr. September 17, 1928 - June 28, 2013 James Scrivner, Jr. of Woodway passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at his residence. Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 1, at the First United Methodist Church of Waco with the Rev. Stephen Ramsdell and the Rev. Wayne Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, June 30, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Garden Room. Jim was born September 17, 1928 in Dallas, Texas to Olga and James Scrivner, Sr. After graduating high school he joined the Army and proudly served his country for 5 years as a radio operator, achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class. He then returned home where he and his father went into business together in the commercial egg production business. Jim committed his life to serving others. He was a member of the Karem Shriners where he served in the Clown unit as "Theo the Clown", a Lion's Club member and a Master Mason in the Scottish Rite. Jim was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waco and a lifelong Methodist. He served in the Walk to Emmaus Community, Kairos Prison Ministry, and made several mission trips to South America to build churches. He was preceded in death by his parents Olga and James Scrivner, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Murt Scrivner, of Woodway, two sons, two step-sons, one step-daughter, 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Jeff Cannon, Sr., Randy Cannon, Jerry Wilson, Richard Braun, Troy Crosslin and Jeffrey Cannon, II. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Weeks, Walter Raynaud, and Bill Locklar. Memorials may be made to Shiners Hospitals for Children, First United Methodist Church or other charities of your choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com.