Darline Jones, 62, of Forest Chapel went home to be with Jesus on Saturday October 24 at her home.
She was born July 20, 1958 in Paris, Tx to James Freeman and Willie Jim Dawes. She graduated from North Lamar high school and then went on to work as a seamstress at Vasserette in Paris until it closed down. She continued using her sewing talents to make quilts and clothes for her granddaughters. She also had a passion for animal rescue.
She married Joey Neal Jones on January 24, 1981 at Midway Assembly of God in a ceremony performed by her grandfather Rev. Frankie Dawes.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years Joey Jones of Forest Chapel; Son and daughter in law Jacob “Jake” and Alicia Jones of Mt. Vernon; two granddaughters Kennedie and Kelsey Jones, who were the true lights of her life, also of Mt. Vernon; Her mother Willie Jim Dawes of Chicota; Brother and sister in law Mike and Norma Freeman of Sumner; Sister Donna Payne of Garrett’s Bluff; Brother and Sister in law Randy and Christine Freeman; and several nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by her father James Freeman and Step-dad E.T. Johnson.
Her visitation is scheduled Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 6-8 pm at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home in Paris. The funeral will take place at Midway Assembly on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev Mickey Kelley and Rev. Mark Hamel officiating. Burial will take place at Little John Cemetery in Chicota.