Dorothy Jones (Annie) was born to the union of Tillman and Bessie Placide on November 20, 1932 in New Iberia, LA. On March 17, 1950 she was united in marriage to Alex Jones, Sr. They became the parents of five children. The family moved to Port Arthur in 1956.
She was a charter member of the True Vine Missionary Baptist Church. She has been a faithful member for 38 years, always supportive of her pastor and church.
On June 2, 2015, she answered the call of her Savior to come home for her well-deserved rest. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Jones, Sr.; her parents; two sisters; and five brothers.
She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Woodrow Jones (Deborah) of Tucson, AZ, Morris Jones (Felicia) of Shreveport, LA, and Alex Jones, Jr. (Jackie) of Port Arthur, TX; two daughters, Carolyn Jones and Chenequa Jones of Port Arthur, TX; five grandchildren, Tanya Jones, Woodrow Jones, Jr. (Jenise) of Tucson, AZ, Cynthia Williams (Kendrick), DeWayne Jones (Tonia) of Port Arthur, TX, and Alex Jones III (Courtni) of Beaumont, TX; two godchildren, E. J. Collins, Jr. and Tom Placide; eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 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.