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Iris Wilma Jones Houck
Birth: Aug. 10, 1916
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 2007
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA

IRIS JONES HOUCK, 90, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2007, in Roanoke, Va. Mrs. Houck was born on August 10, 1916 in Franklin County, one of eight children born to Robert and Faye Jones. She married Henry Houck on November 21, 1936. She was a graduate of Franklin County High School and Ferrum Training School, now Ferrum College, and attented St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Callaway. Recently, she relocated back to the Roanoke area from Delaware. There she worked as one of the original 32 pioneers in the field of research and instruction in numerous testing facilities for E.I. duPont de Nemours, Wilmington, in such endeavors as Tyvek, Kevlar, America's Cup ropes and sails, heart valves, silk, automotive and textiles were among her many achievements there. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and attended The Church of the Nativity, Newcastle, Delaware. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry, and son, Raye. Survivors include nephew, Jimmy Goens, (Carol); nieces, Mary G. Boothe, (Wayne), of Roanoke, Brenda E. Goens, Williamsburg, VA; sister-in-law, Macie H. Jones; nephews, Robert, and Ronald, (Lauren) Jones, Wilmington, DE; Roy V. Jones, Jr., (Nancy), Barrington, IL. and including numerous nieces and nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, numbers of relatives in Franklin County area, and Houck family members in the state of New York. She was very special and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Bio written by contributor Brenda Goens #47750797

Family links: 
  Robert Hugh Jones (1876 - 1920)
  Orrela Faye Jones Jones (1878 - 1967)
  Henry Raymond Houck (1915 - 1978)*
  Malcolm Raye Houck (1939 - 1975)*
  Dewey Ernest Jones (1902 - 1966)*
  Harry Jones (1903 - ____)*
  Mattie Myrtle Jones (1905 - 1949)*
  Hattie Hazel Jones Goens (1908 - 1965)*
  Lucy Helen Jones Combs (1911 - 1988)*
  Roy Vincent Jones (1913 - 1986)*
  Iris Wilma Jones Houck (1916 - 2007)
  Lois Gertrude Jones Parker (1918 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Iris J. Houck
August 10, 1916
January 13, 2007
Note: Buried beside her two sisters.
Jones Cemetery
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Brenda Goens
Originally Created by: Carol
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85287732
Iris Wilma <i>Jones</i> Houck
Added by: Shirley Craft
Iris Wilma <i>Jones</i> Houck
Added by: Shirley Craft
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 Added: May. 19, 2012
 Added: May. 19, 2012
You are the very best in all of us.Love you dearly
- Brenda Goens
 Added: Mar. 14, 2012
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