July 10, 1942 - August 3, 2020
Funeral services for Mr. Gene Jones, 78, of Galloway will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 7, 2020 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Harville and Bro. Robert Ortigo officiating. Burial will follow in the Adams Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-8:00 p.m. Thursday night at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Guests are also invited to attend via Facebook. Mr. Gene Mitchel Jones was born July 10, 1942 in Knoxville, TN. He passed this life August 3, 2020 in Tyler, Texas. Gene was one of ten children born to the marriage of Kelly Dee Fletcher and Zella Mae Aikens Jones. He was raised and schooled in Calvert, Texas later graduating from Sam Houston High School with the class of 1962. Gene served his country through the U.S. Navy. He married Martha Jane Barnett June 10, 1965 and they celebrated 55 years of marriage and two children. Mr. Jones began his career in truck driving for Merchants, later working as a railroad mechanic retiring from KCS Railroad. He was a longtime member of the Logan Full Gospel Church, loved the outdoors, tinkering, mowing, and working in the community he loved. He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Deloise Robertson, Roberta Beck; brothers, Wayne, Gary, and Charles Jones. Mr. Jones is survived by his loving wife, Martha Barnett Jones of Galloway; son, Scott Jones and wife Teresa of Carthage; daughter, Tracey Lynne Haney and husband Scott of Galloway; brother, Kenneth Jones of Logan; sisters, Sue Nash of Houston, Ann Guin of Houston, Judy Lancaster and husband Charlie of Baytown; grandchildren, Corey Hagler and wife Casadie, Samantha Hagler, Casey Jones, Kayla Jones, Chris Williams; great grandchildren, Braileigh Alford, and Reagan Hagler, numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Chris Adams, Damon Warner, Leroy Creech, Mike Williams, Cody Hall, and Pat Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Mathews, Hal Wheeless, and Sam Martin. The family requests memorial in his honor to Hawthorn Funeral Home for expenses.
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