Mildred Clara Causey Jones
TERRELL, Texas — Mildred Clara Causey Jones, 95, the widow of the Rev. Dr. G. Eliot Jones, died Jan. 10, 2009 at her residence at Colonial Lodge Retirement Center.
Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at Terrell First United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Rucker and the Rev. Joe Ed Goolsby officiating with burial in the College Mound Cemetery. Pallbearers included Charles Daniel Smith, Jr., Danny Currington, David Burns Brown, David Glover, Jimmy Cooper, Jorge Martinez, Ricky Carmona, and Wesley Killian. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Snow, Dr. Jorge Martinez, Randy Lockhead, Rayford Harwell and Jim Carr. Goggans Funeral Home handled arrangements.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at Drakes United Methodist Church in Flowood, Miss.
Mrs. Jones was born on March 16, 1913 in McComb, Miss., the daughter of Ed and Mary Bardwell Causey. She married Dr. G. Eliot Jones on Sept. 1, 1934 in McComb. She served beside him in his “journey of faith” in his ministry for 48 years in the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. Her joys of life included crochet, needlepoint, quilting, cooking, collecting cookbooks and entertaining house guests.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 74 years, Dr. G. Eliot Jones, her parents, and a brother, Clifton Causey.
Survivors include: son, George Jones, Jr. of Terrell; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and special friend LaTricia Banks.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 West College Street, Terrell, TX 75160 or a charity of your choice in memory of Mildred Jones.