OBITUARY

Bobbie Jo (Bruton) Jones

May 17, 1930April 29, 2018
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Bobbie Jo (Bruton) Jones entered into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Waxahachie, Texas. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 4, 2018 at the funeral home, with Dr. Leon Aduddell, officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park. A lifelong resident of Wichita Falls, Bobbie was born on May 17, 1930, to David Myles and Ruby McDaniel Bruton . She was a graduate of Wichita Falls High School and Hardin Junior College. She married Maurice D. Jones on January 28, 1949 at Southside Baptist Church. Bobbie worked in the Texas Oil and Gas Industry for 50 years. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls, where she was active in the choir and also sang in a popular trio. Bobbie is survived by her two daughters: Deborah Wright and husband Gerry of Sugar Hill, Georgia and Sandy Knight and husband Kin of Waxahachie; four grandchildren: Kyle Wright and wife Mary Beth of Cumming, Georgia, Eric Fite and wife Rachel of Lewisville, Texas, DeAnne Fite and Grant Knight of Waxahachie; and eight great-grandchildren. Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, husband; three sisters: Dorothea Lester, Edna Brown, and Wanda Layton; great-granddaughter: Sophie Knight; and longtime friend and companion: William Smallwood. The family wishes to thank the numerous friends and neighbors in Wichita Falls who have shown their love and devotion to their mother in so many ways. Online condolences may be made at hamptonvaughancrestview.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Interment Friday, May 4, 2018
REMEMBERING

Bobbie Jo (Bruton) Jones

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Steven Schoppa

May 4, 2018

Bobbie was a wonderful lady whom the Schoppa family had a pleasure of knowing and sharing life's memories with during our entire childhood. She opened her door and heart to my parents, my siblings and our children. Every time we visited WF and mother/dad we spent a moment with Bobbie too. She was like family to us. Numerous memories over 30 something years on Ashgrove. God Bless each of you during this time.

Cathy McDaniel-Mills

May 3, 2018

Sweet Bobbie was my neighbor for my entire childhood. She and Bill would allow all the kids in the neighborhood to roller skate in their driveways because they had the smoothest concrete. My mother and Bobbie were dear friends til the bitter end. We loved them both dearly and heaven sure gained a great lady.

Prayers,

Cathy

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