The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Fannie Bea Robertson Jones went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at her home with family at her side. Fannie was born December 21, 1924 in Bunkie, Louisiana to the union of the late Willie Robertson and Eunice Green Robertson. Fannie moved to Port Arthur, Texas with her family at an early age.
She is preceded in death by two brothers: Willie Jr. and Isaac “Ike” Robertson; her husband Frank Jones; and great-granddaughter, Valyn White.
Fannie is a graduate of Lincoln High School and Port Arthur College. She worked at Hughen School until she retired in 1980. Fannie was a very dedicated and active member of New St. John Baptist Church where she served at financial secretary, Deaconess, Sunday school teacher, a member, and past president of the Missionary society.
She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Benjamin Jones (Corine) of Port Arthur, TX, Harold Jones (Denice) of Humble, TX; one sister, Dorothy Henderson of El Paso, TX; and close family friend, Earnest Collins.
Grandchildren: Benjamin Jones, Jr., Brian jones, Jarrett Jones, Nicholas Jones (Cielito), Vanessa Jones, and Vervie White (David); eight great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
There will be a viewing from 8:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2013. Services will be held at New St. John Baptist Church, 1048 West Gulfway Drive with Rev. Claude Comeaux, officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.