Private funeral services for Warren Jones, 93, of Longview will be Monday July 13,2020 in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home with John Wallingford officiating. Mr. Jones passed away on Wednesday July 8th 2020. He was born November 28, 1926 in Longview to William and Carrie Jones.
Mr. Jones was a World War II Veteran, serving on the USS Curtiss in the United States Navy. He was a well-known painter and paper hanger in the Longview area and worked for Contractors, Mr. Frank Mowery and Mr. Bobby Mowery for 48 years.
Mr. Jones was a longtime and faithful member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Longview.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six sisters; six brothers; two sons-in-law Charles E. Rice Jr. and Richard S. Bales.
He is survived by, his wife of 73 years, Mildred; Two daughters, Betty Rice and Sylvia Bales both of Longview; Four Grandchildren, Steven Rice and wife Dawn of Hallsville, Stacey Evans and husband Kenny of Rowlett; Dale Bales of Havelock, NC; and Chris Bales and wife Margie of Longview;
Ten Great Grandchildren including spouses; Thirteen Great- Great Grandchildren; Cousins, numerous Nieces, Nephews; longtime friends and new friends in recent years.
The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation for the prayers kindness, thoughtfulness and comfort offered by friends and family with special thanks to Dr. Benjamin Cameron and staff, Dr. Lijo John and staff of Texas Oncology and Dr. Billy Westbrook and staff for their care and treatments. Also special thanks to Nurse Shuana Odom and staff of Texas Home Health Hospice for his at-home care.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Texas Oncology Foundation, 1300 N. Fourth Street Longview 75601 or charity of choice.
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