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James Curtis "J.C." Jones

June 6, 1945 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 76)


Beloved husband, cherished father, grandfather and great-grandfather, treasured brother, uncle and friend, James Curtis “J.C.” Jones, age 76, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 in Waskom, Texas.  J.C. was born on June 6, 1945 in Texarkana, Arkansas to Curtis Dean Jones and Nina Rebecca (Thompson) Jones. 

He is preceded in death by his grandson, James Preston Jones, Jr.; parents, Curtis and Becky Jones; brother, Eddie Randal Jones; and nephews, Dennis Edward Jones and Mark Lloyd Schwab.  J.C. will forever be remembered and very much missed by his loving family, of whom he was so proud: his wife, Carla Jeanne Jones; his daughter, Jamie Burrow and her husband, Rodney; grandchild, Rodney Glen Burrow, Jr.; grandchild,  Nathan Burrow and his wife, Whitney; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Hadley and Halle Mae; his daughter, Wanda Prince and her husband, Herb; grandchild, Elizabeth Clemens; grandchild, Rachele Pollard and her husband, Devon; great-grandchildren, Ayana and Leone; grandchild, Christa Mills and her husband, David; great-grandchildren, Donavon and Declan; grandchild, Kyla Clemens and her husband, Nathanial; great-grandchild, Lilly; grandchild, Tessa Allen and her husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Phayla, Jordan, Avian and Brayden; daughter, Kathy Hawthorne and her husband, Tony; grandchild, Jeremy Hawthorne and his wife, Cori; great-grandchildren, Mia and Jullian; grandchild, Joshua Hawthorne; son, James Jones and his wife, Pam; grandchild, Kenneth Jones and his wife, Kristie; his sister Jessica; son, Leonard Jones; grandchildren, Haley Jones, Arianna Jones and Logan Jones; sister, Nina Elaine Schwab; nieces, LaLani Taylor and Marne Schwab; brother, Danny Jones; nephews, Michael Jones, Daniel Jones and Curtis Jones; and J.C.’s nephew and niece (brother, Eddie’s children), Sammy Jones and Amanda Jones.

James was a resident of Waskom, Texas and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.  He worked at G.E. in Shreveport, Louisiana and at Cox Fire & Safety in Marshall, Texas before retiring.  J.C. loved to hunt and fish.  He also enjoyed playing computer video games with his children and friends.  He loved his family and all of his grandchildren immensely…they meant the world to him!  J.C. was well loved and will be deeply missed by all who were blessed to know him.

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Memorial Service
November 28, 2021

3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church-Waskom
1305 West Texas Avenue
Waskom, TX 75692

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