Jerry Basil Jones
12/1/1942 - 9/28/2018

 

Jerry Basil Jones, 75 of Forney, died Friday, September 28, 2018 in Dallas.  His funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at East Ridge Church of Christ in Rockwall under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.  Len Stevens will officiate at the service.  Interment will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville.  Visitation will be Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Jerry was born in Greenville, Texas on December 1, 1942.  He was the son of Basil Jones and Margaret Ruth O’Hara Jones.  He married Leona Endsley on September 16, 1966 in Mesquite, Texas.  He was a member of the East Ridge Church of Christ, where he served as an elder.  Jerry was a veteran of the U. S. Army and was a retired electronic technician. 

Survivors include his wife, Leona Jones; daughters, Heather Tarvis and husband Mark, Page Schrock and husband William and Patty Harrison and husband Chad; brother, Ron Jones and wife Kim; and grandchildren, Case, Anna, Joey, Kynli, Jordyn and Lincoln.  He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jan Moore.

Pallbearers will be Cory Jones, Ronnie Jones, Chad Jones, Mark Tarvis, William Schrock and Chad Harrison. 

The family requests in lieu of flower, memorials be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation for Research.




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