Remus & Edith
of Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas
and Remus Jones of College Station celebrated their 65th wedding
anniversary with family and friends June 28 at Camp Creek Lake.
The Joneses were married July 2, 1938, at the First Christian Church
in Corsicana. They both graduated from
Corsicana High School where
they were living when he was called to active duty with the U.S.
Army in 1940.
Remus retired from the Army with the rank of Lt. Col. after serving
30 years. He fought with the Texas 36th Infantry Division, the T-Patchers,
during World War II.
He received a Bronze Star with V Device for valor while serving in
Europe. His Army also career took him to Korea, Okinawa and Japan.
Their son David lives in College Station, and their daughter Edith
Bulla lives in Weatherford. The Joneses have five grandchildren,
Bart and Trent Craig, Jennifer Kelly, and Michael and Mark Jones and
four great-grandchildren, Jeffery, Colton, Jaxson and Adeline.
Edith and Remus are members of the A&M United Methodist Church in
The Joneses lived in Killeen for more than 40 years before moving to
College Station. Edith worked for the Killeen Independent School
District, and Remus retired again, this time from the Texas
Both Edith and Remus have been active in Lions for decades. She is
past president of the Killeen Lioness Club.
He is past president of the Killeen Noon Lions and was that club’s
Lion of the Year. Remus is past district governor for Lions District
2X3 and is currently a member of the College Station Noon Lions.
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