Dateline: January 26, 2006
Funeral services for Irene
Rhodes Jones, age 93, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January
23, 2006, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Tom Garmon, minister
of the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Jones died
Friday, January 20, 2006, in Amarillo.
She was born April 26, 1912, in Cooper, Delta County, Texas, to
John Wesley and Oda Pearl Lewis Rhodes.
She was the third of eight daughters.
Her family moved to Brice, Texas, in 1913 and then to Clarendon.
She graduated from Clarendon High School in 1933.
She married Marvin Roger Jones on August 11, 1945, at the San
Jacinto Methodist parsonage in Amarillo.
She attended Amarillo College of Hairdressing and later owned
Irene’s Beauty Salon in Clarendon.
After selling her business, she helped her husband with the farming
business. She was a member of
the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon.
In March 1999, she moved to Amarillo and resided at Park Towers and
then Ware Memorial Care Center.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; her husband Marvin in 1986; and three sisters, Matti
Chamberlain, Ruth Riley, and Dorothy Adamson.
four sisters, Jewell Stewart and Betty McElroy both of Amarillo, Ailene
McElroy of Clarendon, and Johnnie Adamson of Bakersfield, California;
eight nieces; ten nephews; 21 great nephews; 16 great nieces; 23 great
great nephews, and eleven great great nieces.
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