Services for Catherine I. Jones, 92, of Tyler are scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 9:30 AM at Stewart Family Funeral Home in Tyler with the Reverend Tony Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Waco Memorial Park Cemetery at 3:00 PM on Saturday. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 2 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jones died Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Briarcliff Health Center in Tyler.
She was born April 4, 1919 in Walnut Springs to the late Leno Fred and Gertrude Bessie Williams. Catherine was a member of Southern Oaks Baptist Church in Tyler for more than 50 years. She worked in clerical positions throughout her life and retired from the accounting department of Tyler Independent School District in 1982.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Walton R. Jones; infant daughter, Kitty Nell Jones; sister, Thelma Jones; and brother, John W. Williams.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Jack Blaschke of Tyler; grandchildren, Dennis Blaschke and wife Kim of Flint, and Dana Lambert and husband Randy of Corpus Christi; special “granddaughter”, Shawn Loiacano and husband James of Weatherford; great-grandchildren, Heather Blaschke of Austin, Ross Lambert and Kaylynn Lambert of Corpus Christi, and Lyndsay Richards of Flint; sister and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Vernon Shirley of Tyler; sister, Janell Patton of Waco; sister-in-law, Betty Williams of Tyler; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Williams, John Booker, Steve Jones, Mike Jones, Corby Jones and Brad Jones.
The family wishes to recognize and thank the entire staff of Briarcliff Health Center for the gentle care and love they have shown our precious “Nannie” over the past several years.