Ruben Causey "Preacher" Jones
& Minnie Belle (Haynes) Jones
of Frost, Navarro County, Texas


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Engineman R. C. Jones, of Frost, was born August 22, 1896, and educated in the Frost Schools.  Entered the service of the U. S. Navy April 3, 1917.  Trained at the Great Lakes Naval Station and was sent overseas in March, 1918.  Was stationed at Killingholme, England, for nearly a year, where he served as dispatch rider.  Was assigned to the U. S. S. Arcadia and was still on duty aboard that ship when data was gathered.


OBITUARY

Ruben Causey "Preacher" Jones
Aug 22, 1896 - Jan 1, 1945

R. C. JONES DIED AT FROST;FUNERAL
THERE ON TUESDAY
FROST, Jan. 2.(Spl.)R. C. (Preacher) Jones, 48, died at his home here Monday night and funeral services were held from the Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Revs. J. E. Stack, and T. D. Ellis conducted the rites and interment was in Frost cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, three children, Maureta, Bobbie and Jane Jones, all of Frost; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Sanders, Frost; Mrs. Hershall Keathley, Dallas; Miss Beatrice Jones, Frost; Mrs. Leo Chamberlain, Dallas; three brothers, J. B. Jones, Frost; Bill Jones, Huntsville; Raymond Jones, Frost, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were G. L. Haley, P. L. Wooley, E. E. Ombert, Curtis Patterson, Tom Hooser, Otis Dickson, Robert Freeman and Drew Gillen.

McCormick Funeral Service conducted the arrangements.

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

Ruben was born on Aug 22, 1896 to Samuel Felix Jones & Mary Elizabeth "Molly" (Johnson) Jones.  He was married to Minnie Belle Haynes, daughter of Jack Miller Haynes and Josephine May (Davis) Haynes, on Dec 27, 1923.  I have three children listed: Marita Dean Jones, Robert Cole Jones, and Billie Jane Jones.  Ruben Jones died Jan 1, 1945 and is buried at the Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro County, Texas [Section P]

Millie Belle (Haynes) Jones was born on Feb 14, 1901 and died Oct 16, 1992 in Ellis County, Texas.  She is also buried in the Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro County, Texas.  I have three children listed for them: Marita Dean Jones, Robert Cole Jones, and Billie Jane Jones.   ...elw

 

Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX
 


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