The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

April 17, 2014

Christine Jones

Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Christene “Mamoo” Jones was born Feb. 27, 1927, to the union of the late Claudie Easter and Georgia Easter.

She was married to the late William L. Eldon Jones Sr. on Feb. 14, 1959, and to this union 14 children were born — five girls, Edna Malone (Joe) of Sacramento, Calif., Erma “Merk” Champion, Phyllis Drennon, Claudette Jones, Eva Brown and Diedra Jones all of Greenville; and seven boys, Adam Jones of Wolfe City, Henry Jones of Garland, William Jones Jr., Richard Jones, Ricky Wayne Jones, Vernon Jones and Thomas Jones, all of Greenville; and one sister, Lenora Easter of Commerce.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Eldon Jones Sr.; one daughter, Margaret Johnson; her parents, Claudie Easter and Georgia Easter; three sisters; one brother and two grandchildren, James Easter and Saniqua Drennon

Her homegoing service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel CME Church with Rev. Russel Hardaway as eulogist. Burial will follow in Grundy Memorial Park.  

Visitation is today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Grace & Mercy-Grundy Funeral Home.

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