Joe H. Jones was born Oct. 16, 1940 to Sam and Nannie Jones. He passed away on Monday, June 22 at St. Francis hospital in Tulsa. He was laid to rest on June 24 at Woodlawn Cemetery.
He was the fifth of nine children. He attended Claremore schools until the family moved to Nowata for his high school years. He and Judy Eddy Jones were married July 18, 1964 in Stillwell, Okla. Their children are Nancy and Blair Barber of Oklahoma City, J. Eddy and Lori Jones of Chelsea and John M. Jones of Claremore.Three grandsons are Patrick of Oklahoma City & Samuel and Joseph of Chelsea.
Joe worked several years at the Claremore Otasco and retired from Oklahoma Tubular Products. Joe and Judy were members of 4 Season Sams, Good Sam RV Club for several years. The past five years, they traveled full time, wintering in Rio Hondo, Texas where they made many very good friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents Sam & Nannie Jones, Judy’s parents, Mavis and Dewey Eddy, brothers- Calvin, Samuel, Pierce and Johnny. In addition to his wife and children, Joe is survived by sisters Maxine & Ruth, brothers Carl, David and Charles (Dan) and many nieces and nephews.