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 Lester A Jones

Lester A Jones

Birth
Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, USA
Death 21 Nov 2009 (aged 95)
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
Burial Pampa, Gray County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 71684269 · View Source
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Lester A. Jones, 95, of Amarillo died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Fines Marchman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Skellytown, officiating. Arrangements are by Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Mr. Jones was born April 4, 1914, in Johnson County. He married Clarice Gillis on Sept. 9, 1943, in Alexandria, Va. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Howard R. Jones of Amarillo and Jesse A. Jones of Newport Beach, Calif.; a sister, Evelyn Green of Plano; and a grandson. Amarillo Globe-News, Nov. 23, 2009
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http://www.ldpierce.com/force.html


Lester was born on April 4, 1914 and passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2009. Lester was a resident of Amarillo, Texas at the time of his passing. He attended school in Cleburne and Wichita Falls.

BIOGRAPHY: Mr. Jones was born April 4, 1914 in Johnson County, Texas. He attended school in Cleburne and Wichita Falls. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII. He married Clarice Gillis on September 9, 1943 in Alexandria, VA. He moved to Pampa in 1946 where he was owner/operator of Lester A. Jones Oil Well Servicing until he retired in 1965. He was the commander of the American Legion Post 334 in Pampa in 1957. Lester was instrumental in forming the annual Easter egg hunt for Pampa and the surrounding area, and was the organizer of the Pampa Rebels baseball team. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Pampa. Lester loved to travel, and he has now left us to go on the greatest journey of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter: Judith Louise Jones, and brother: Windle G. Jones.

SURVIVORS: Wife: Clarice Jones of the home. 2 sons: Howard R. Jones of the home and Jesse A. Jones of Newport Beach, California. 1 sister: Evelyn Green of Plano. 1 grandson: Mark C. Jones of Ft. Worth, Texas.

He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII. He is survived by his wife Clarice. SERVICES: Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa with Rev. Fines Marchman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Skellytown, officiating.

Lester was son of Ola Della Pierce Jones daughter of George W Pierce (civil war veteran) of GA and Eastland/Cisco Texas.

George W Pierce Was son of Andrew Jackson Pierce


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  • Maintained by: Dan Pierce
  • Originally Created by: L_D_P
  • Added: 20 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71684269
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester A Jones (4 Apr 1914–21 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71684269, citing Fairview Cemetery, Pampa, Gray County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dan Pierce (contributor 48177676) .