Services for John B. Jones, 88, Frisco, father of a Wills Point Resident were held May 5 at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel, Canton, with Rev. Louie Barron officiating. Burial was in Haven of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Jones died May 2, 1998 at his residence.
He was born April 28, 1910 in Dallas to the late Walter E. and Christine Rebecca Meyers Jones. He retired as an inspector of aircraft engines from Dallas Aeromotive. He was a member of Northwest Baptist Church, Carrollton. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Edna Mae Murray Jones in 1990.
Survivors include sons, Walter L. Jones, Houston and John R. Jones, Wills Point; daughters and son-in-law Rebecca A. and Jerry Cantrell and Carolyn S. Morse, both of Frisco; sister, Mary Francis Wooley, Frisco; seven grandchildren and mates; Tracey Barfield, Marshall, Steve and Christi Cantrell and Amanda Morse, Frisco, Kellie and James Caldwell, Edgewood, Mark Jones and Chrissy Martin, Carrollton and Stephanie and Blake Hill, Plano; and five great-grandchildren.
The Canton Herald, Thursday, May 7, 1998, page 2A