Penelope Gaines Jones

May 2, 1959 ~ December 4, 2018 (age 59)


Penelope Gaines (Parker) Jones, age 59, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at her home in Karnack, Texas. She was born on May 2, 1959 in Marshall, Texas to James N. and Betty Ruth (Gaines) Parker. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mark Jones; her father-in-law, Buddy Jones and her grandparents. She is survived by her brother, Nick Parker and his wife, Denise; her niece, Kristen Nichole Parker; her great-niece, Mattie Alicia Coyle; numerous other family members and her four legged fur babies, Speck and Faith. Penelope owned and operated Buddy's Taxidermy with her husband, Mark, until his death. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1977. She loved to fish, hunt, and spend time at the coast, Rockport and South Louisiana. She loved cooking and being in the outdoors. The family requests that memorial donations be made in her memory to the Humane Society, Animal Shelter or to Shriner's Children Hospital. A Celebration of Penelope's Life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00pm at Ashley Mountain, Lake O the Pines, Avinger, Texas. On-line condolences may be offered at

Celebration of Life

JAN 19. 2:00 PM

Ashley Mountain

Lake O The Pines

Avinger, TX

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