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Robert Lee Jones was born January 4, 1933 at Okemah Oklahoma too William and Verda Jones and passed away July 27, 2017 at the age of 84. He was a resident of the Watonga community where he was in education, teaching, counseling and an administrator later working for the State Department of Transportation. He graduated from Southwestern and received his Masters from Southwestern and OSU, and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Senior Citizen Board, Masons, and a past member of many local organizations.
He was married to Mervyn Rawson at Clinton, OK on April 21, 1956. He was preceded in death by: his parents, William and Verda Jones, Stepfather Raymond, Brothers: Charles Ray and Bill Jones, Sisters: Faye Gustafson and Wanda Carreto, and a daughter-in-law Penny Jones.
He is survived by: Mervyn of the home in Watonga, Son: Steve Jones and wife Jena of Woodward OK, Daughter: Kim Reeder and husband Ronny of Lovington, New Mexico. His brother, Melvin Jones and wife Colleen of Auburn, Washington and a sister, Melba Wetherby of Tulsa, OK.
Grandchildren: Dusty Reeder and wife Stacy of Lovington, New Mexico, Chris Jones and wife Jen of Edmond, OK, Remy Reeder and wife Zan of Hobbs, New Mexico, Kirk Jones of Yukon, OK, and Chelsey Powers and Husband Blake of Weatherford OK .
Great grandchildren: Ethan Williams, Hudson Jones
Jadyn Cambell, Audrey Frey, Kasen Jones, Kayden Jones, Chloe Powers, Maddox and Drew Reeder, Atle'e and Lincoln Reeder.
Funeral services for Bob will be held, Monday, July 31, 2017, at 10:00 at the First Baptist Church in Watonga OK with Jim Westmoreland officiating, the family will gather after services for visitation with friends. A private burial will follow in the IOOF cemetery at 1:30 with Wilkinson Mortuary in Charge of arrangements.
MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO the Foundation for Academic Excellence at Cornerstone Bank in Watonga, OK.
Published on July 31, 2017
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