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Huston B. Jones

1933 - 2011


Huston B. Jones, 78, passed away Monday, October 31, 2011, at a local medical center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at Victory Baptist Church with Pastor David O. Sims and Rev. Ray Cobb officiating.

Huston was born March 7, 1933 to Luther and Mary (Wheeler) Jones in Eastland County, Texas. He married Alma Jones on January 27, 1979. Huston retired after 36 1/2 years with the City of Abilene Water Department as he operated the Buck Creek Pump station. He was a part-time stock farmer and previously lived in the Shep Community prior to living in Hawley and Abilene. Huston loved to fish and take vacations. He was a member and Trustee of Victory Baptist Church in Hawley.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alma on October 28, 2011; two nephews, Joe D. Rounsaville and Wesley Henry; and three brothers-in-law.

Survivors include three brothers, Doyla Jones and wife, Nina, Rubin Jones and wife, Jennette, and Murland B. Jones and wife, Thelma Lou; three sisters, Vuna King and husband, Tommy, Wanda Maddux, and Edna Ruth Sims; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews that were very special to him and he loved as his own; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be sent to the donor's charity of choice.

You may view and sign the guestbook at www.elliotthamilfuneralhome.com.