Athens Review, Athens, Texas

January 22, 2014

Wendel W. Jones

The Athens Review

Athens — Murchison-Services for Wendel W. Jones, 77, of Murchison, are scheduled for 11 a.m.,  Saturday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel.

Burial will follow in Athens Cemetery.

On Jan. 16, 2014, Wendel went to be with the Lord.

He was born Jan. 12, 1937 in Stamford to Woodrow Wilson and Clariss Lillian Moon Jones. He married his high-school sweetheart, Peggy Lou Love, March 28, 1956 in Haskell. They were blessed with three children.

Wendel was a carpenter by trade. He retired from Texas Parks and Wildlife at the Texas Freshwater Fishery Center in Athens.

He is preceded in death by: his parents; son, James Joseph Jones, September 2007; grandson, Kyle Jay Jones, Aug. 11, 2013.

He is survived by: wife Peggy Love Jones, Murchison; son, Russell Wayne and Misty Jones, Rowlett; daughter Christie and Jack Ellison, Kaufman; numerous grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters Wanda Faye Jackson, Fort Worth, Janice Lauderdale, Pittsburg, Kans., LaVern Sturdy and husband Lonnie, Montalba; brother Lewis Jones and wife Gail, Austin.

Visitation will be on Friday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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