James Russell Jones, 79 of Reno, passed away peacefully on Friday, Apr.15, surrounded by the ones he loved so dearly.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Apr. 20 at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Bro. Brad Miller officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery.
He was born in Honey Grove, TX on Oct. 21, 1942 to James Grady and Mattie Lois Blackwood Jones.
He is survived by his children, Tammy King and husband Ed, Terri Wolfe, Toni Preston and husband Kevin, Bryan Jones and wife Krista; grandchildren, Jeff King and Samantha, Taylor Wolfe and Eddie, Tara Cunningham and Aaron, Reily Preston and Billy, Carter Preston, Aydan Jones, Kristian Jones, Keagan Jones, Ethan Clifton, Nolan Clifton; great-grandchildren, Ayzlie Wolfe, Aubri McCloure, Olivia Cunningham, Augustus George, River Preston; brother, Ronny Jones and wife Sandy; numerous extended family members and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Jones; parents, and siblings, Joann McKinney, Donnie Jones.
Serving as pallbearers were Ed King, Jeff King, Kevin Preston, Carter Preston, Aydan Jones, and Aaron Cunningham. Honorary Pallbearers are Jim Graham, Larry Tyler, Gary Norman, Thomas Ridge, Dale Callihan, Thomas Roach, Eddie George, Kristian Jones, Keagan Jones, Ethan Clifton and Nolan Clifton.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Oakwood Cemetery Association of Honey Grove, or Evergreen Cemetery.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to Pine Tree Ranch for their outstanding care and to Platinum Hospice for their attentive care.
Online condolences may be sent to the Jones family by visiting www.fry-gibbs. com.