Richard Earl Jones, Sr., 82, of Garrison

Richard Earl Jones, Sr., 82, of Garrison, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in Garrison.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Garrison Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Caledonia Cemetery in Rusk County.


Mr. Jones was born November 16, 1934, in Covington, Kentucky, to James Earl Jones and Inda Sue Whitley Jones.


He is survived by

Wife: Emma Jones of Garrison



Sheralen Pollard and husband, Dickie of LaPorte

Richard Earl Jones, Jr. and wife, Christine, of Nacogdoches

James Jones (late wife, Sherry) and Cindy of Lufkin

Timothy Jones and wife, Tonya, of LaPorte

Christopher Jones and wife, Carol, of Mt. Enterprise



Kandi Zacker

David Pollard

Joshua Jones

Crystal Jones

Shawn Jones

Stacy Jones

Collin Jones

Hunter Jones

Cameron Jones

Jennifer Pirtle

Christopher Jones II

Stephanie Whitlow


18 Great Grandchildren


Brothers and Sisters:

Johnny Jones of Cleveland

Carolyn Bell of Magnolia

Eileen Fisher of Houston

Russell Jones of Houston

Allison Jones of Houston

Loren Jones of Houston


Numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: James Earl Jones and Inda Sue Whitley Jones

Brother: Charles Jones

Nephew: Charlie Jones


Pallbearers will be David Pollard, Josh Jones, Shawn Jones, Collin Jones, Hunter Jones, Cameron Jones, Chris Jones II and Chase Julian.


Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.