SANTA ANNA — Funeral for Lodema Jones, 79 of Santa Anna, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Hess and the Rev. Raymond Jones officiating. Burial will be follow in Santa Anna Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Henderson Funeral Home.
She died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at the Brownwood Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born Oct. 28, 1929, in Bangs to George Washington Watts and Mae Etta Martiner Watts. She was married to Edward Raymond Jones on March 25, 1948, in Abilene. They moved to Santa Anna in 1994 to live after retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Dorcas Sunday School Class, Coleman Historical Club, Santa Anna Self Culture Club, the Trickham 84 Club and Santa Anna Seniors. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Jones of Santa Anna; a daughter, Jeannette Darlyne and husband Doyle Bothwell of Plainview; three sons, Eddie and wife Jo Jones of Santa Anna, Ronald Wade and wife Leanna Jones of Santa Anna, and Gilbert (Bubba) Vernon and wife Cliftene of Spring; two sisters, Dorothy and husband Ebb Williamson of New Caney, and Joy and husband Fred Allen of Temple; three brothers, George and wife Clovis Watts, Jack and wife Jean Watts, and Frank and wife Sandra Watts, all of Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.