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Adams Funeral Home

129 Coleman Street, Marlin, TX

OBITUARY

James R Jones

August 8, 1943September 13, 2019
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James Ray Jones "Jamie", 76, of Whitney, Texas formally of Marlin, Texas, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019. James was born to William E. and Sarah Thurman Jones on August 8, 1943. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM September 16, 2019 at Adams Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

James married the love of his life Jean Ann on February 5, 1966. They have been married 53 years. James Jones was 20 year retired military. He worked for the city of Marlin for 7 years as a mechanic. James was manager of Ben’s Short Stop for 13 years and then retired. He was a member of the Trinity Memorial Church of Marlin. He enjoyed fishing, barbequing cook offs with his teams. He loved RV traveling to see the country and his friends. He loved his family and was “Grumpy Grandpa” to 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Being retired he enjoyed spending time playing pool and Farkle with his neighbors.

James Jones was preceded in death by his Parents; Brothers David Jones, Odis Jones, and Benny Jones; and one Sister Linda Thomas.

James leaves behind his Wife Jean Ann Jones; Son’s Kujo Jones, Jason Jones (Kimberly). Twin sister Geneva Welker (Gary), Leatrice Hamill (Don) and Jessie Glass. 5 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren and numerous Nieces and Nephews, Family and Friends.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Josh Connor
  • Larry Abel
  • Alfred Lehmann Jr.
  • Rocky Reed
  • Randall Brown
  • Christopher McCloud
  • Gene Brown, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Carol Hasting, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Ferda, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • American Arthritis Foundation

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Burial Monday, September 16, 2019

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Cherie Kunkel

September 17, 2019

Just, found out. So sorry for your loss Kujo. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family family. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family and give you strength at this time.

Mary Jane and Larry Brown

September 16, 2019

Jean Ann and family, we were sadden to hear of the loss of your loved one. Praying for your healing, comfort, strength and peace during this difficult time. James will be greatly missed and he will forever remain in your hearts and memories. God bless each of you.

Ginger Peters

September 16, 2019

Jenny is a dear friend of ours. My family and I would like to express our condolences. Our hearts go out to the Jones family.

gary welker

September 15, 2019

James was my friend at first. Then he became my brother in law when Jennie and I were married. He was also a Viet Nam brother. He will be missed.

Leia Hopkins

September 15, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss I loved my ex father in law he and jean ann was nice enough to except me into the family so sorry kujo. Jason. Jean ann. If there is any thing I can do just let me know

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