FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary ministry partner Victor Jury died in Fort Worth on May 29 at the age of 89. A member at North Richland Hills Baptist Church in North Richland Hills, Texas, Jury helped the seminary establish a scholarship fund in honor of the church’s late pastor Thomas W. Teague.

Jury was preceded in death by his first wife, Gene, to whom he was married for 40 years until her death in 1997, and by his parents, Albin and Bessie, his sister, Florence, and his brother, Gene Ray.

Jury is survived by his wife Bonnie, whom he married in 2000, and by siblings, children and grandchildren: son, Victor R. Jury Jr. and wife, Mary; daughter, Jan Efurd and husband, Richard; stepson, Phil Armstrong and wife, Ann; stepdaughter, Jan Robertson and husband, Jim; brother, Maurice Jury; brother, George Jury and wife, Pat; grandchildren, Danielle Jury, Jonathan Efurd and wife, Kathryn, Austin Efurd, Madison Efurd, Victor R. Jury III and Meredith Jury; stepgrandchildren, Erik Smith and Tiffany Rupert; great-grandchildren, Chloe Lapp, Rayden Ali and Jonathan Hart Efurd; and stepgreat-grandchildren Dillon Feeler, Alexis Rupert and Merritt Rupert.

A memorial service will be held at North Richland Hills Baptist Church at 10 a.m. on Sat., June 1. To read Jury’s full obituary, published in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram May 30, and for further information about funeral, visitation and internment services, visit