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  Name:
Billie Max Jones

Dates:
Birth date: July 21, 1924
Death date: October 4, 2012

Obituary:
A visitation for Billie Max Jones, 88, of Fruitvale, Texas, is scheduled for Saturday, October 6 at Eubank Funeral Home.

He passed away October 4, 2012 in Sunnyvale, TX.

Mr. Jones was born July 21, 1924 in Lamesa, TX, to James and Mattie Mathews Jones.

He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Billie joined the Navy at the age of 16. He married Julia Guinn on December 20, 1948 and they moved to Fruitvale in 1968. Billie enjoyed painting and walking and was known to most people as "Deacon."

Surviving are Daughter, Vivian & Kenny Thompson of Wills Point, TX, Daughter, Brenda Hickman of Fruitvale, TX, Son, Billy Jones of Fruitvale, TX, Son, Donald Jones of Grand Saline, TX, Son, Jackie Jones of Grand Saline, TX, Daughter, Sheila & Jerry Barker of Grand Saline, TX, Son, Stephen & Nancy Jones of Terrell, TX, Daughter, Shirley & Charlie Jones of Fruitvale, TX, 31 Grandchildren, 33 Great-Grandchildren, 8 Great-Great-Grandchildren, Sister, Helen Phelps.

Billie was preceded in death by his parents, Wife, Julia Jones, Son, Bruce Jones, Daughter, Gwendolyn Wheeler, 3 Brothers, 1 Sister.

Family will receive friends Saturday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

Visitation:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Eubank Funeral Home 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)

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