OBITUARY

Tommy Lee Jones

April 30, 1949October 27, 2018
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Tommy Lee Jones, age 69, of Fresno, California Passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Tommy was born on April 30, 1949, to Willie E. and Hazel Jones in Oklahoma City, OK. He is a graduate of class of 1968 from Classen High School in Oklahoma City.

He served in the United States Navy, was a Vietnam veteran, and also served as a member of the Naval Reserves, after he left the Navy.

In 1971, he met and married the love of his life, Stella Rose Maxwell. Together, they had four daughters. After his military service, he worked for Pacific Bell/AT&T, where he retired after 35 years in 2012.

Tommy was a friend to everyone he encountered and was loved by all. His loss leaves a void in the hearts of many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie E. and Hazel Jones; his brothers, Eddie and John; and sister, Mary Moss.

Tommy is survived by his wife of 47 years, Stella Jones; daughters Tammy Suntrapak and husband Todd; Jennifer Martinez and husband Fred; Melanie Contreras and husband Frank; Samantha Jones; and partner Andrew; his grandchildren Freddy Tommy Carson Ashley Mawyer, grandson Drew Aaron Martinez, grandson Kobe Riley Martinez, grandson, Domenic, Drew, Kobe, Will, Ethan, Evan, Scarlett, Mila and James; his brothers-in-law, John Maxwell, Joseph Maxwell, Frank Maxwell and Manuel Maxwell; sisters-in-law, Susan Jones, Susan Flores, Phillis McNatt and Mary Alvares; and his numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

A Viewing will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 5770 N. Maroa Avenue, Fresno, CA on Tuesday, November 6. 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. followed by a Recitation of the Holy Rosary from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 5770 N. Maroa Avenue, Fresno, CA on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Graveside Service at St. Peters Catholic Cemetery at 264 N. Blythe Avenue, Fresno, CA. Please join us immediately following at The Falls Event Center at 4105 W. Figarden Drive, Fresno, CA 93722 for a Celebration of Tommy's Life.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.boicefuneralhome.com for the Jones family.

  • FAMILY

  • Stella Jones, Wife
  • Tammy Suntrapak, Daughter
  • Todd Suntrapak, Son-in-law
  • Jennifer Martinez, Daughter
  • Frederick Martinez, Brother-in-law
  • Melanie Contreras, Daughter
  • Frank Contreras, Son-in-law
  • Samantha Jones, Daughter
  • Andrew Johnson, Son-in-law
  • Frederick Tommy Martinez, Grandson
  • Carson Ashley Mawyer, Granddaughter
  • Drew Aaron Martinez, Grandson
  • Kobe Riley Martinez, Grandson
  • Domenic Suntrapak, Grandson
  • William Suntrapak, Grandson
  • Ethan Frank Contreras, Grandson
  • Evan Luke Cntreras, Grandson
  • Scarlett Ellison Contreras, Granddaughter
  • Mila Claire Contreras, Granddaughter
  • James Andrew Johnson III, Grandson
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Todd Suntrapak
  • Fred Martinez
  • Frank Contreras
  • Andrew Johnson
  • John Maxwell, Jr.
  • Joseph Maxwell
  • Frank Maxwell
  • Manuel Maxwell
  • Freddy Martinez
  • Drew Martinez
  • DONATIONS

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, November 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Tommy Lee Jones

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Robert (Bobby) Weber

November 4, 2018

TJ was a great friend, co-worker and all around Gentleman. He was always there for me if I needed help or advice while on the Specials Crew. He always had a story to offer and no one knew DSO circuits as well as he did. It didn't matter what hour of the night, Tommy was always there. I was shocked to hear of his passing and I share in the grief of the Jones family. My prayers are with Stella and family. Bobby Weber

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