Lamar County, Texas

J - Obituaries and Death Notices


Paris, Tex. , Sept 29 - Mitchell Jackson, a prominent Delta county farmer, died Saturday night, aged 70 years, at his home near Enloe. (Dallas Morning News (Dallas , TX ) Oct 2, 1902] KT)

Paris, Texas, July 30 - William Jennings died last night at the Alkin hospital of dropsy. (Dallas Morning News, 1899-08-01, submitted by BZ)

From Rodgers and Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #3; p.155; Service #77; date of funeral, 17 Apr 1902; place of death, Long Ave. East of South Main St.; Physician, McMillan; Married; white; age 35 years; place of services, Antioch Cemetery, Biardstown; coffin #01, size 5/6; robe. *In 1993 this was an unmarked grave.  (Submitted by Carole Curry)

Lamar County Death Records Bk.#1; p.245; #2983; white male; age 9 years; died in Paris of tuberculosis, (chills) malaria suppressed with quinine; reported by Gabriel F. Thornhill, Paris. *Original record did not state cemetery. Rodgers & Wade Records provided the Cemetery location. *From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #6; p.65, Service #126; order given by Hugh Jetton; secured by same; date of funeral 23 Jul 1909; place of death 'first house south of W. House'; Physician Thornhill; cause of death tuberculosis; single; aged 9 years; casket manufactured by Texarkana; interment at Antioch Cemetery; casket price $17.50; total $17.50. *In 1992 there was no marker for this grave.  (Submitted by Carole Curry)

Archie Sanford Jones, 66, 150-45th SW, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, at McCuistion Medical Center . Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Gene Roden's Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery . The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
   Mr. Jones was born May 29, 1922, in Lamar County , a son of Johnny J. and Birdie White Jones. He married Mary Gilbert in 1942. She died Oct 21, 1974. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
   Surviving are two sons, Jimmy Wayne Jones of California and Danny Sanford Jones of Arizona; one grandson; four brothers, Bill Jones of Lockney, Norman Jones of Plainview, and Earl Jones and Leonard Jones, both of Paris; and two sisters, Amie Fieseler and Annie Farmer, both of Paris. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. (unknown source)

Leonard B. Jones, 80, of Paris died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at Paris Nursing Home. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Living Word Assembly of God with the Rev. David Holt officiating. Burial follows in the Red Hill Cemetery .
   The family receives friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
   He was born July 13, 1924 in the Slate Shoals Community of Lamar County to John and Birdie White Jones. He attended Tigertown School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following his military service he worked at the Red River Arsenal and later for Monsanto Corp. and Campbell Soup. He retired as a salesman for Jemasco. He married Kay Woods Carmon on July 2, 1971, in Hugo , Okla. He was a member of the Living Word Assembly of God.
   He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife, Kay Jones of Paris; three children, Jeanine Plummer of Paris, Jody Carmon and wife, Carla, of Cooper, and Jolinda Sopkop and husband, David, of Alexandria, Va.; nine grandchildren, Cheyenne Plummer, Kory Carmon, Kameron Carmon, KaLeigh Adams, Karli Carmon, Krisi Carmon, Morgan Sopko, Lindsay Sopko and David Sopko Jr.; one brother, Norman Jones and wife, Charlene, of Plainview; two sisters, Annie Farmer and husband, Lonzo, of Chicota, and Amie Fiesler and husband, Leonard, of Paris. Pallbearers are Steve Burgin, Keith Armstrong, Rodney Sparks, Ronny Michael, Timmy Michael and Ray Woods.  (The Paris News, Dec. 13, 2004)



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