Sherman- Funeral services for Keith K. Jones will be held at 10:00
AM Tuesday September 7 in the Veteran's Section of West Hill Cemetery.
Rev. Bill Lee will officiate with military honors provided by the US Army.
Services are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home. Mr. Jones passed
away Friday September 3 at the age of 79.
Keith Keylon Jones, son of John Wesley Jones II and Margaret Carmen
Keylon, was born on September 16, 1930 in Farmers Valley, Texas. He attended
school in Chillicothe, Texas and served in the US Army from 1951 to 1954
in Germany as a Military Police Officer. He married Penelope (Penny) Hopkins
on August 31, 1957. Mr. Jones worked for the Vernon Cotton Mill, General
Vegetable Oil Company, Hitchcock Industries, Fisher Control of McKinney
and ARA of Austin College.
Keith enjoyed working on cars and car racing, a tradition which
he handed down to his son John Jones and grandson Shawn Clay. He collected
knives and John Deere memorabilia. He was a true sweetie who loved sweets
that were made with real sugar. He was a loving husband, dad, and papa
who will be missed dearly.
Mr. Jones is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Penny; three
children, John Wesley Jones III of Sherman, Donna Bonine and husband Marty
of Denison, and Cynthia McMillin and husband Gary of Bells; two adopted
daughters, Pat Slade and Cathy White; nine grandchildren; sixteen great
grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and two sisters, Sybil Bailey
of Vernon and Jonny Johnson of San Angelo. He is preceded in death by his
parents; two sisters, Frances Hamilton and Helen Sims; and one brother,
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday September
6 at Waldo Funeral Home.