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In Memory of

Carey Elton Jones

February 23, 1925 - October 8, 2016

Obituary


Carey Elton Jones passed away on October 8, 2016 in Austin, Texas at the age of 91. He was born on February 23, 1925 to Carey and Ethel Jones.

Carey is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Jane; son Bill Jones and wife, Dana of Leander, TX; daughter Martha Garner and husband Sam of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Aubrey and Mollie Jones of Odessa, TX, Travis and Jennifer Jones of Cypress, TX, Garrett and Kim Garner of Houston, TX, Hayden Garner of Grand Prairie, TX, Trevor Garner and Logan Garner of Austin,...

Carey Elton Jones passed away on October 8, 2016 in Austin, Texas at the age of 91. He was born on February 23, 1925 to Carey and Ethel Jones.

Carey is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Jane; son Bill Jones and wife, Dana of Leander, TX; daughter Martha Garner and husband Sam of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Aubrey and Mollie Jones of Odessa, TX, Travis and Jennifer Jones of Cypress, TX, Garrett and Kim Garner of Houston, TX, Hayden Garner of Grand Prairie, TX, Trevor Garner and Logan Garner of Austin, TX. Great-grandchildren; Natalie, Abigail, Sarah, Presley and Grayson Jones; Elton's sister, Joyce Heickman of Cedar Park, TX, a multitude of nieces and nephews and many, many friends.

Elton was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Kerry Jane Jones, parents, Carey and Ethel Jones and sisters, Billie Smith, Opal Cotton and Ruth Unger.

Elton and Dorothy dearly loved their church family at Northwest Baptist Church. Elton served as a Deacon for over 60 years, directed and taught in the Faith Sunday School Class, and served and chaired several committees. He was passionate about visiting those in the hospital and nursing home and ministering to their families. He especially loved babies and children and was often found rocking babies or playing with children in the nursery.

Friends are invited to a visitation with the family from 4:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, the 13th of October 2016, at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Friday, 14th of October 2016, at Northwest Baptist Church, 6301 Woodrow Ave, Austin, TX 78757. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm in Cook-Walden Capital Parks, Pflugerville, Texas.

For more information or to share condolence with the family, please visit www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com.