Funeral services for Lucile Jones will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kelly Crenshaw officiating. Interment will follow in the Trickham Cemetery at Trickham, Texas. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Jones was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Trickham, Texas, to Tom and Darthulia Kimbrell Bingham.

    She passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at CARE nursing facility in Early, Texas. She attended school at Trickham until she reached the ninth grade.

    On March 23, 1935, she was married to Howard Jones in Coleman, Texas, Lucille was faithful to her wedding vows for 75 years. She was a charter member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church. She attended the Church of the Lord Jesus. She was employed as a cook with the Brownwood School district, Foster’s Nursing Home and Brownwood Care Center.  

    Mrs. Jones is survived by two sons, Richard and Angela Jones of Brownwood and James and Jyl Jones of Brownwood; and three daughters, Ruby Lee Smith of Brownwood, Imogene and Carlyle Stakes of Cuero, Texas, and Mary Kemp of Brownwood, Texas. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Dick Bingham of Eden; and two sisters, Billie E. West of Houston and Juanita Pearce of San Antonio, Texas.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 75 years, Howard Jones; and a son, H.R. “Sonny” Jones.

    Friends and relatives may sign her online guest book at

    Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of arrangements.