Charles Elbert Jones
October 12, 1946 – July 6, 2018
A Time to Be Born Charles Jones was born October 12, 1946 to Elbert and Virginia Jones in Bonham, Texas. He was the oldest son of five children, which included Freddie, Raymond (both deceased), Willie, Theresa and also Lessie (a niece he considered like a sister). A Time for Reverence to God Accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. He was a member of St. Matthew Baptist Church. He strived daily to grow stronger in his faith in the Lord. A Time for Learning, Devotion and Work He received his early education and graduated from Washington High School in Bonham, Texas. Received his BS degree in Biology from Prairie View A&M and also pursued a MS at Texas A&M University/Corpus Christi. Charles worked as a Math/Science teacher at Haas Middle School for 35 years. He was a caring and devoted teacher. He retired in 2005 from CCISD. A Time for Love Charles was a devoted husband for 48 years to his wife, Doris and a nurturing parent to two sons, Marc and Brian. A Time for Fun and Enjoyment Sports played a strong role in Charles’ early days and in the life of his sons and grandsons, namely, football, softball (Hogies) and baseball. He played and coached these sports for several years. The Dallas Cowboys was his favorite sports team. Traveling with his family during summer was sheer joy. This continued until his vision and health failed. A Time to Die Charles Elbert Jones entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 12:06 pm surrounded by his loving family. He will be missed greatly! A Time to Mourn He leaves to mourn his departure and to cherish his precious memories, his devoted wife, Doris, his two sons, Marc Sr. and Brian (Miyesha), four grandchildren, Marc Jr., Alijah, Bryson and Brileigh, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
- Elbert Jones, Father
- Virginia Jones, Mother
- Doris Jones, Spouse
- Marc Jones Sr., Son
- Brian (Miyesha) Jones, Son
- Marc Jones Jr., Grandchild
- Alijah Jones, Grandchild
- Bryson Jones, Grandchild
- Brileigh Jones, Grandchild
- Mr. Jones also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends to cherish his memory.
- Visitation Saturday, July 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, July 14, 2018
- Entombment Saturday, July 14, 2018