Jimmy Harold Jones
November 6, 1935 – July 7, 2017
BOWIE — Jimmy Harold Jones, 81, went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2017, in Decatur, TX.
Funeral service were at 10:30 am, July 11, 2017 at the Montague County Cowboy Church with visitation one hour prior to the service.
The service was officiated by Brother Roger Bishop, Mena, AR and Joe Caballero, Montague.
Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie.
He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Bowie.
Jimmy was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Newport to Elbert B. and Harriet (Gustin) Jones. He graduated from Chico High School in 1956. Jimmy attended North Texas University in Denton.
Jimmy married Bill Ann Bishop on Aug. 26, 1960. Jimmy and Bill Ann moved back to Bowie where he owned and operated Sinclair Fuel Distributor. Jimmy became a real estate broker.
He owned and operated Jones Real Estate for more than 40 years in Bowie,. Jimmy was a founding member of the Montague County Board of Realtors where he held numerous offices and received numerous awards. Jimmy was known by his coffee shop friends to pull a few jokes on them.
Even though he experienced many challenges in life he overcame them and succeeded in all he did. He loved buying, selling and trading real estate and enjoyed working in his yard and riding his John Deere lawn mower.
Jimmy loved his children and grandchildren and he took great pride in teaching them that hard work always pays off.
He loved collecting old farm tools and was proud to tell the story of each and every one. His shop was off limits to everyone!
Sitting with his best friend “Scooby” watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers were a few of his favorite things to do.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Elbert B. and Harriet (Gustin) Jones; and brothers and sisters Viola Love; Edna Jones; Ada Christine Roades; Leon Jones; Neomia Kirkland; Dean Hickman; Thelma Oliver; Marshall Jones; and Kenith David Jones.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Bill Ann Jones of Bowie; children, Redonna Pulis and husband Greg of Jacksboro; Kent Jones and wife Holly of Bowie; Terry Jones and wife Koni of Bowie; Brad Jones and wife Polly of Bowie; grandchildren, Ty Jones; Chris Beasley; Matt Jones; Mike Beasley; Keck Jones; Hope Howard; Taygon Jones; Brazos Jones; great-grandchildren, Parker Jones; Kennedy Jones; Baker Jones; Bo Beasley; Sydni Beasley; and brothers and sisters, L.E. Jones; Albert Jones; Loretta Jones; and Wendall Ray Jones.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to the Montague County Child Welfare Board.
Arrangements have been entrusted to White Funeral Home, Bowie.
Jimmy Harold Jones