Funeral services for Wilma Jean Jones, 89, were held on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale w ith Minister Ray Don McIntosh and Elder Gar y Jack son officiating. Burial followed in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

Jones Jones Mrs. Jones died Wednesday, Sept. 1, in Rockdale Community Assisted Living.

She was born Dec. 24, 1920, in Fort Worth to Alfred Wallace and Dot (Ewing) Adams.

Mrs. Jones graduated from Childress High School and attended Abilene Christian College.

On January 1, 1941, she married Walter Clyde Jones in Caldwell at her parents’ home.

Mrs. Jones was a Rockdale resident since 1957 and was formerly of Giddings.

She was a homemaker and a partner in Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, Giddings and Caldwell.

Mrs. Jones was a member of Murray Street Church of Christ and a former member of Young at Hearts and Rockdale Senior Citizens.

She enjoyed bowling a nd traveling and getting all of her family together.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, on Jan. 8, 1992; her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Marie Crouch and Melba Gracile Adams; and a brother, Ewing Adams.

Survivors are two sons, Wallace Jones and wife Cheryl of Rockdale, Stephen Jones and Cindy of Thorndale; four daughters, Sharon Wilkerson and husband Mark of Taylor, Barbara Manbeck and husband Buzz of Carrollton, Clyde Charisse Golden and husband Ed of Prairie Village, Kansas, Gracile Lillard and husband Sonny of Rockdale; a sister; Letajo Howard of Austin; 19 grandchildren, Jeannie Simank-Hinds, John Simank and wife Kristy, Jennifer Simank, Joel Simank and wife Renee, Jason Simank, Justin Simank and wife Naomi, Jill Eschberger and husband Todd, Janeann Bland and husband A shaley, Rhett Manbeck and wife Chi- nita, Brandye Bordelon, Amanda Jones, Cameron Remaley and wife Julie, Erica Remaley, Brent Jones and wife Stephanie, Blair Jones, Lindy Lillard, Noah Lillard and wife Lindsay, Missy Remaley-Pomykal and Trent Remaley; 26 great-grandchildren, Avery, Mason, Mycah, Eli, Ashtyn, Alyssa, Dru, Payton, Jayden, Hayden, Jacey, Graysen and Gwyneth Simank, Wyatt, Jaxson, Tucker Eschberger, Addyson Bland, Ashley and Mellanie Manbeck, Nico Bordelon, Zoe Remaley, Mason and Kade Lillard, Brittny Castaneda, Cierra Pomykal, Peyton Remaley; and special caregivers, Denise Rogers and Sylvia Ortiz of Rockdale.

Serving as pallbearers were her grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Rockdale Community Assisted Living c/o Gail Crawford, 1700 Brazos, Rockdale, TX 76567 or VistaCare Hospice, 2626B S. 37th St., Temple, TX 76504.

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