Howard Donald Jones
December 8, 1926 – October 7, 2021
Howard Donald Jones, age 94, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Howard was born December 8, 1926 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma to Carrie H. (Shultz) Blue Jones and George Monroe Jones. Howard grew up in Albert, Oklahoma. After the death of his Aunt Lizzie, the family moved to his grandparents (Shultz) farm to help his Uncle Bill take care of Dorothy & William. He attended Oney School up until the 7th grade. As a young boy, Howard attended Christian Church, where he was saved on a Sunday in Millie Hamilton’s Sunday School Class. In 1950, Howard and his mother made their home in Oklahoma City. The two of them would live together up until her death in May of 1968. Howard’s first job was with Horn Seed Co in Capitol Hill. Two years later, he took a maintenance position with the Oklahoma City Board of Education. After 24 loyal years with the Oklahoma City Board of Education, Howard was led to take another job at First United Methodist Church. He retired all together in 1993. Howard leaves behind several nieces, nephews, cousins, and long time friend Billie Wallace. Howard was preceded in death by his mother Carrie H. (Shultz) Blue Jones and his father George Monroe Jones; his half brother Earl M. Blue; his half sister Leda Mae Blue; his half sister Irene Blue Emmerson; his brother Richard M. Jones; his brother Elmer Ray Jones; his brother George Samuel Jones; his half brother Homer Paul Jones; his sister Etta Lenora Jones Applegate; his brother Levi Walter Jones and his sister M. Amy Jones Snodgrass; his maternal grandfather Samuel D. Shultz (Irene Chamberlain Shultz), his cousin William Bennett (Betty), and his cousin Dorothy Ann Watson. A graveside service for Howard will be held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Albert Cemetery, EI250 Rd., Fort Cobb, OK 73038. Howard will be laid to rest in Albert Cemetery, Fort Cobb, OK. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Howard's memory may be made to Albert/Oney Cemetery, Fort Cobb, Oklahoma US.
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- Albert/Oney Cemetery
Wednesday, October 13, 2021