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Dorothy M. Jones
1930 - 2017

Dorothy M. Jones, 86, of Wichita Falls, passed from this life on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at her residence.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Interment was held in Crestview Memorial Park.

Dorothy was born on Dec. 1, 1930, to Henry Lee and Pearley Mae Graham Underwood in a log cabin in Antlers, Ok. She married Charles A. Jones on July 2, 1948, in Wichita Falls. She was a volunteer for the Salvation Army and was the former Director of the Federal Halfway House and was Volunteer of the Year with the Salvation Army. She also was a volunteer for Senior Citizens, Red Door Senior Citizens, and City View Jr. High School. She was a member of the Nazarene Women’s Fellowship and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene for 51 years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, playing with grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and browsing in thrift stores.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles A Jones in 2004; and her son, Gary C. Jones.

Survivors include her children, Cynthia Gilliland of Iowa Park and Michael Lee Jones of Wichita Falls; sisters: Claudia Manning, Lois Cook and Patsy Berneking; brother: Gerald Underwood; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or to the First Church of the Nazarene.

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