Dateline: June 22, 2006
Mae Jones died on Saturday, June 17, 2006 in Amarillo at the
age of 82.
Services were held at
2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2006, in the Robertson Chapel of Memories with
Rev. Danny Lucas, Pastor of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Amarillo,
Rev. James Smith, Assistant Pastor of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in
Amarillo, and Rev. Dustin Wood, family member, officiating. Burial was in
Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Jones was born January 15, 1924, to E.D. and Bernice B Morton in Amarillo. She was a graduate of Leila Lake High School. She married William Wesley Jones on October 14, 1945, in Hollis, Oklahoma. Our Granny loved to keep house, cook, garden, and was one great fisherman. She was the greatest wife, mother, and grandmother anyone could ever have hoped for. Those of us she leaves behind miss her deeply. But this we also know, Heaven indeed rejoiced when she entered the Lordís Kingdom.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death
by her parents; a son, Billy Frank Jones; a twin brother, Forrest Ray
Morton, three brothers, Edward, Louie, and Billy Morton; one sister, Aline
Scivally; and a great grandson Ayddien Glenn William McCraw.
Survivors include her husband,
William of Amarillo; one daughter, Linda Joyce Purcell and husband Neil of
Amarillo; one son, Larry Don Jones and wife Katie of Amarillo;
brother-in-law, Frank Jones and wife Jenny of Harker Heights;
daughter-in-law, Debra A. Jones of Irving; 8 grandchildren and 19 great
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