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Lena Jones

Jan 25 1935 - Feb 23 2005

Mrs. Lena Jones, age 70 of Howe, TX, passed away February 23, 2005. She was born on January 25, 1935 in Anna, Texas to Samuel and Bessie (Pullen) Gillard. Mrs. Jones married John W. Jones on November 24, 1955 in McKinney, TX. She was a seamstress for Haggar Slacks in McKinney and a member of the First Baptist Church in Howe. She is survived by her husband, John W. Jones; 2 daughters, Patricia Wiggins and husband Calvin and Deborah Womack; 2 sons, Johnnie Lynn Jones and wife Carolyn and James Jones, all of Howe; 7 grandchildren, Marcy and Leslie Wiggins, Kelly Ray Gann, Lacey Sartor, Dustin Womack, Katrina Skaggs, and Danielle Jones; 9 great-grandchildren, Tori Wiggins, Kallie, Calob and Charity Gann, Ethan and Montana Sartor, Emnaleigh and Konnor Skaggs, and Alexia Womack; 3 sisters, Mary Stovall of Irving, TX, Elizabeth Taylor of Westminster, TX, and Susan Copeland of Anna, TX; 6 brothers, Sam Gillard of Princeton, TX, Chester Gillard of Marshall, TX, Clifton Gillard of Alabama, Jimmy Gillard of Anna, Cecil Gillard and Johnny Gillard, both of Westminster; and several nieces and nephews. Her parents, 2 brothers, Henry and Felix Gillard; and sister, Bobbie Jean Reynolds, preceded her in death. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 25, 2005 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Timothy Copeland, Billy Gillard, Aaron Gillard, William Bailey, Freddie Allen Bailey, and Mike Roberts will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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