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1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Georgia Pearl Jones
Georgia Pearl Jones, 95, of Blue Springs, MO was called home by her Lord and Savior at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at Hidden Lake Care Center in Raytown, MO.
She was born March 30th, 1923 in Ohio, MO to George Emmit and Marzzie Pearl (Cox) Smith.
She attended 1st-8th grades at Washington Rural School in Monegaw Springs, MO and then went on to attend Roscoe High School. On April 26th, 1940 she married Walter Jesse Jones in Clinton, MO. Together they had one daughter Evelyn Josephine and twin sons Emmit Cleon and Herman Leon Jones.
Georgia lived most of her years in Missouri (Monegaw Springs/Roscoe/Osceola area, Independence, Raytown, Kingsville/Strasburg, area, Chilhowie, Lawson, Cowgill, Blue Springs). She also resided in Kansas City, KS, Nashville, TN and Altus, OK . (As you can tell she and family moved a lot).
In 1950, Georgia and family moved to Nashville, TN where her life changed forever. God came into her life through the witness of the Masters family (a gospel music family from Florida). Georgia accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior on July 9th, 1950 at the age of 27 along with her husband Walter.
Georgia and Walter served the Lord in many churches and communities. They sang and played gospel music and were known as Walt and Georgia-The Mountain Gospel Singers. Georgia played the guitar and sang. She also wrote many of the songs she sang. She wrote many poems two were published. One in the â€œVoice of the Southâ€ (Southern Poetry Review, Vol. X) and â€œHis Precious Loveâ€ (American Arts Association). Many souls were saved and lives were changed by God using their music and life testimonies.
In 1971, Georgia decided to enter the public workforce and she became an employee of Hallmark Cards, Inc. She began her career as an Order Filler in Systematic Order Supply. She retired after 15 years with perfect attendance as a Stock Reconditioning Clerk in Liberty Centralized Returns.
Georgia was a Godly wife and mother who loved the Lord with all her life and lived it daily. She was a witness for the Lord to her family and friends. She loved and cared deeply for all animals and she milked a lot of cows in her lifetime. Her favorite bible verse was Psalm 27:1. She trusted in the Lord for everything.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Emmit and Marzzie Pearl (Cox) Smith; husband, Walter Jesse Jones; one grandson, Bradley Jones; two half sisters, Ruth Welborn and Esther Stewart; one brother, Emmit Smith, Jr.; one nephew, Ron Duranske; one son-in-law, Frank Evans; three brother-in-lawâ€™s, Earl (Buster) Moore and Herman Jones, Ray Wyatt; two sister-in-lawâ€™s, Leta (Smith) Jones and Edna Wyatt. She is survived by one daughter, Evelyn (Jones) Evans of Blue Springs, MO; twin sons, Cleon Jones of Leeâ€™s Summit, MO. And Leon Jones and wife Carolyn of Altus, OK.; four grandchildren, Jeff Evans and wife Rashel of Blue Springs, MO., Greg Evans and wife Pam of Independence, MO., Aaron Jones and wife Tina of Arizona Sarah (Jones) Ybarra and husband Juan of Altus, OK. Eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; two sister-in-lawâ€™s, Marjorie (Jones) Smith of Bolivar, MO and Mildred (Jones) Moore of Eldorado Springs, MO.; one brother-in-law, Clyde and wife Bonnie of Eldorado Springs, MO.; one nephew, two nieces along with many friends and loved ones.
Services will be held on 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 29th, 2018 in the chapel at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home, Altus, OK with the Rev. Wade Kerns officiating. Casket bearers Cleon Jones, Leon Jones, Jeff Evans, Greg Evans, Aaron Jones and Shaine West. Memorial contributions can be made to Altus Church of God, 900 South Park Lane, Altus, OK 73521.
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