Service for Mary Madding Jones, 79, of Gilmer will be 11:00 AM, Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Grubbs-Loyd Chapel in Diana, with Reverend David Williamson and Dwight Brannon officiating with internment to follow at Ashland Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 6PM to 8PM at Grubbs-Loyd in Diana. Arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Diana. Mary passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Longview.
Mary was born November 25, 1940 in Henderson to Everett and Dorothy (Hawes) Madding. Mary was an RN and taught Health Occupation in Galena Park. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband Red Jones, sons Dwayne Jones and wife Debbie, Darryl Jones and wife Stacie, grandchildren; Landon Jones and wife Katie, Lyndon Jones and wife Amber, Loren and husband Donall Jones, great grandchildren; Charlotte Jones, Bryson Jones and Kylynn Jones.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Martha Gardner and grandson Logan Jones.