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Doris Jean (Sherrard) JonesOctober 14, 1927 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 89)
Doris Jean (Sherrard) Jones was born October 14, 1927 in Vernon, Texas to Rufus C. and Anna Mary (Cross) Sherrard and entered her eternal rest on May 18, 2017 where she joined her beloved husband of nearly 65 years, Thomas Ray Jones. They were married on November 24, 1951. Doris Jean graduated in 1945 from Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas and had been a member since 1942 of Grandview Baptist Church which was formerly known as East Grand Baptist Church. She worked a number of years for Grand Avenue Bank as a teller, bookkeeper and a number of other duties needed for the bank. Mrs. Jones is survived by her sons Richard T. Jones and wife Reba, Gary R. Jones and wife Susan, Steven W. Jones and wife Tanya, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and sister Peggy Hines. The family will receive friends at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home on Monday, May 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Dr. Milfred Minatrea officiating. Burial will follow services in Laurel Oaks Memorial Park.