Funeral services for Mr. Howard D. Jones, age 90 of New Summerfield will be held at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, January 6, 2017 with Rev. Paul Gates and Rev. David Sanford officiating. Burial will follow in Union Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Howard Jones was born June 19, 1925 in Hull-Daisetta, TX to Coy Earl and Bobbie Johnston Jones. He served more than 23 years in the U. S. Navy. After retiring from the Navy he had worked as a welder and truck driver, owner operator of his own rig. He went to be with his savior on December 30, 2016.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Hope (Pat) Jones, daughter, Robin Dee, granddaughter V. J. Walden and numerous brothers and sisters.
Howard is survived by one son, Robert "Bob" Jones of New Summerfield, one sister, Rosa Lee Hunt of Port Neches and four grandchildren, Amanda Woronowski of Denver, Janice Vanover of Longview, Jake Dalton Jones of Afton Grove and Jennifer McKeehan of Frankfort, KY as well as ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Pallbearers will be William "Booger" Odell, James "Bubba" Cook, J. K. Holman, Joe Smith, Bob Jones, and Jake Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Kirk Woronowski, Adam Vanover, Greg Carpenter and Brandon Miles.
Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville, TX.
Published on January 5, 2017