Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeside Baptist Church for Jessie Jones, 67. Elder E. Shaver, Brownwood, officiated, assisted by Rev. A. Todd, Spur and Rev. Vergil Smith, Spur.
Mr. Jones died at his home, June 30. He was employed at the Spur Compress. He was a member of the Church of God in Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Isabell Jones, Spur; three daughters, Laverda Finley, Minnie Mae Bethany and Jessie Mae Jones; two adopted daughters, Christine Marks and Emma T. Johnson; five sisters, Bettie Nicholson, Classie Patterson, Elnora Patterson, Roberta Anderson and Ruby Nicholson; two brothers, Frank Nicholson and Oscar Nicholson. Twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.
Pallbearers were Maynard Mitchell, Ed Reese, William Cole, Willie Campbell, Frank Allen and Freddy Joe Babb.
Interment was in Spur Cemetery.
©The Texas Spur July 6, 1967Transcribed by Becky Hodges, September 2004
Services were held Tuesday, January 5, 1993 in the First Baptist Church, Spur, for Isabella Jones, 80.
Rev. Raymond Roberts, pastor of Lake Side Baptist Church, Spur; Rev. Beny Anderson, Roaring Springs; Rev. Eugene Gentry, Crosbyton and Rev. Tim Miers, White River Lake, officiated.
Mrs. Jones died January 1, 1993 in Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, following a lengthy illness.Born in Calvert, Texas, she had lived in Spur since 1933, moving to Lubbock in April of 1992. She married Jesse Jones in Dickens on May 11, 1940. He died in 1967.
She was a member of the Queen Thelma´s Court No. 443 and was a member of the Lake Side Baptist Church.
Survivors include three step daughters, Minnie Mae Bethany, Spur; Jessie Mae Meeks, Los Angeles, California and Laverda Finley, El Paso; 13 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
Grandsons were pallbearers. They included Curtis Bethany, Dwight Bethany, Derrick Bethany, Grady Walker Jr., Grady Walker Sr., Tyson McKinney and Lonnie Bethany.
Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery with Campbell Funeral Home in chare of arrangements.
©The Texas Spur, January 1993From the scrapbook of Thelma Kimmel Scott, transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes
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