John H. Elms, 85, of Joaquin

John H. Elms, 85, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018, in Nacogdoches.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home.  A private family interment will follow. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Elms was born April 17, 1933, in Haynes, Arkansas, to Randol E. Elms and Virl M. Hulsey Elms. He was a member of San Augustine Church of Christ.

He is survived by

Wife: Anna Ruth Elms of Joaquin


Judith Kull and husband, Roger, of Cave Creek, Arizona

Rick Elms and wife, Brenda, of Joaquin


  1. Grandchildren
  2. Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by Son: Johnny Elms

Parents: Randol E. Elms and Virl M. Hulsey Elms Brother: Thomas Elms

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Alzheimer's Association at

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935