Category: Obituaries

Cecil M. Jones

                  Cecil M. Jones (Bud), age 90, passed away in the presence of loved ones on Monday, July 25, 2016. Bud was born May 3, 1926 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Frank Jones and Zelda Albury. At the young age of 17, he quit school and enlisted in The United States Navy. As a veteran of World War II, Bud earned several medals for service, including a Purple Heart for wounds received in action in the Rynkyu Islands, June 11, 1945. He married Doris “Dot” Coty July 23, 1946. Together they had four children. Bud and Dot loved camping and spending time with their family and friends. Bud’s laughter was contagious, as he delighted those around him with jokes and stories. Left to honor and remember Bud are his children: Brent (Karen) Jones and Cyndy Robidoux; his grandchildren: Chris (Laura) Robidoux, Jay Robidoux, CJ Jones, Shannon Jones Thompson, Brandi (Jason) Pierce, and Austin (Amber) Jones; numerous great-grandchildren; and a loving companion, Tiel Moore. Those whose lives Bud touched celebrated his life at a visitation on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Klein Funeral Home, 1400 W. Main, Tomball 77375.Funeral services were on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Klein Memorial Park, 9714 FM 2920, Tomball...

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Albert Thomas Bonner

                    Albert Thomas Bonner, Sr., 89, of Fairfield, died Monday, July 25, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Skinner and Mr. David Blaschke officiating. Interment followed at Bonner Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jeremy Sanders, David Blaschke, Jeff Harris, Jason Harris, Shane Frederick, Keith Bonner, and Seth Sanders.  Albert was born April 14, 1927, in Freestone County to parents Jim Billie and Nannie Bell York Bonner. He married Maxene Frederick on February 22, 1956 in Orange, Texas. Albert, at one time, owned and operated a chair factory in Fairfield. He and his brother Sam operated a Sinclair Gas Station which Albert took over when Sam left for the military. He operated several other gas stations at various locations in Fairfield during the following years; retiring from that business in the late 1990’s. Albert also raised cattle on some of the best pasture land in the county. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1957. After retirement, Albert’s schedule included fishing and daily visits to Hometown Pharmacy, Bookshire Bros., the Senior Center, and the Post Office. Albert loved his family, his church and God. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Buddy in 2010; sisters – Hope...

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