Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
October 3, 1969, pg 19
--Services for Robert C. "Shorty' .Tones, 99, will be at 2 p.m.
Friday in the Midwest City First 'Baptist Church with burial in
Cemetery directed by Taylor's Midwest City Funeral Home. He
died Wednesday at his home.
Jones was born in Okemah. He was a
builder and rancher, a member of Oklahoma Angus Association,
Choctaw. First Baptist Church, and a veteran of World War ll.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille
Mable: two sons, Brian and Tehran, born of the home; a daughter.
Mrs. Jeanne Meek, Del City: two sisters, Mrs. Amara Parker.
Anadarko, and Mrs. Vera Patrick, Tulsa; three brothers. Zelmet
Ohio: Thomas, Oklahoma City, ___ Spencer, and his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Jones.
M. Lucille Jones, 81, of Choctaw, went
to be with her husband, Shorty Jones , that she hasn't seen in
almost 37 years, on Thursday, July 13, 2006 with family by her
side. She was born August 1, 1924 to Robert & Cleo York in
Okemah, OK, six of ten kids into hard work, but a loving family.
"Lou" or "Cotton", as her brothers and sisters called her, loved
the cattle ranch, working in the yard and spending time with her
daughter, sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Jeanne
and husband, Bill Meek; her two sons, Brian and wife, Cathy
Jones and Tehran and wife, Carol Jones; six grandchildren,
Tristi (Meek) Ross, Kyle Jones, Tevi (Meek) Winters, Tawni Meek,
Courtney Jones, and Cailee Jones; two great-grandchildren,
Kaymen and Kade Ross with two more on the way. She is also
survived by two sisters, Ruth Everitt of Texas and Betty Robb of
South Carolina; three brothers, Ted York & Edward York of
Oklahoma City, and Billy York of Mustang; and numerous other
Mrs. Jones was a second mom to a lot of
baseball playing boys down at the ballpark and loved every
minute of it. She and dad wouldn't have traded that experience
for the world.
Services will be at Bill Eisenhour
Northeast Chapel by Brother J. Harold Thompson at 10:00 AM,
Monday July 17, 2006 and she'll be laid to rest alongside dad at
Arlington Memory Gardens following service. The family would
also like to extend a very thoughtful note to all the Nurses,
Aides, Doctors, Workers, and Chaplains at Norman Regional
Hospital for their thoughtfulness and dedication to our mom
during her brief stay in the ICU and room #4917; you were a God
sent at a hard time and we couldn't have made it without you.
Thank You Very Much!
... Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.
Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.