Columbus A. Jones Died at Age 55
Columbus Allen Jones, 55, a resident of Dallas for the last thirty-seven
years, died of a heart attack Monday en route to a Dallas hospital.
Jones who had been a steward in the merchant marine since 1939, lived at 4937
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Geo. A. Brewer Chapel, 3603
Ross. The Rev. John G. Moore, pastor of the Colonial Baptist Church, will
officiate, and burial will be in Cemetery Hill in Carrollton.
Survivors include his wife; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline Lacy of Dallas, Mrs.
Mattie Wells of Houston and Mrs. Etta Bickers of Houston; a stepson Marvin
Blakely of Bakersfield, Calif., and a step-daughter, Mrs. T. M. Wilkerson of
Pallbearers will be O. H. Duncan, Alger Duncan, Millard Wilkerson, Gene
Wilkerson, Paul Schelzer and Bill Schelzer.
The Dallas Morning News - June 29, 1954
Submitted by Edward Lynn