DeKALB, Texas—Bettie Jean Jones, 56, of New Boston, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

Mrs. Jones was born Aug. 20, 1957, in Linden, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Assembly of God, New Boston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Howard Jones; and two stepsons, Howard Carrol Jones and Mel Gordon Jones.

Survivors include her mother, Bobbie Mae Berryman of Crosby, Texas; two daughters, Joanie Mullins and Flar Jones of New Boston; two sons, Jeff Jones of Bivens, Texas, and David Butler of Bryant, Ark.; one stepson, Curtis Joe Jones of Cookville, Texas; two sisters, Janice Frazier of Queen City, Texas, and Toni Clayton of Crosby; one brother, Burt Berryman of Crosby; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Assembly of God with Matthew Neese officiating. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery, Simms, Texas, under direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Faith Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1266, New Boston, TX 75570.

Online registration is at

batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Published: 09/17/2013