, Port Arthur, Texas

March 8, 2013

Mary Antonia Jones

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —   Mary  Jones, 92 of Port Arthur, Texas was born in Opelousas, LA, March 1, 1921.  She was preceded in death by her husband Aaron Jones, Sr.  They were married for 52 years prior to his death.  Mary was also preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, Adam, and Ashton Handy and one sister Olivia Richard.  Mary was a faithful member of St. John Catholic Church.

   Mary was preceded in death by her husband Aaron Jones, Sr., son Donald Jones, and daughter Consuella Broussard.

    She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Aaron Jr. (Janet) of Sulfolk, VA, Patrick (Deborah) of Houston, TX, Joseph (Laura) of Beaumont, TX, Harold of Port Arthur, TX and her daughter Ellen Jones of Port Arthur, TX, and brother-in-law Rufus Brown of Opelousas, LA, a sister-in-law Myrtle Jones of Opelousas, LA; 22 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren, and 10 great great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

   Funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at St. John’s Catholic Church with a viewing from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.