Mineral Wells Index
— James F. Jones, 89, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in a local hospital.
He will be laid to rest in Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, Texas.
James was born June 19, 1925, to proud parents Buck and Elsie Jones, in Seymour. He served in the Navy in World War II. After getting out of the service, he married Bettye Graves in 1947. James and Bettye moved to Mineral Wells and ran Jones Café for more than 36 years.
He is survived by his wife, Bettye Jones; son, James E. Jones Sr., daughter, Shirley Jones and William Chance; grandsons, Stephen Goodwin (Kathe), James E. Jones Jr., Heath Goodwin, Sr. (Marisa), and Billy Chance (Amy); seven great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and friends.