Katherine Jones 

May 24, 1937 –

Aug. 16, 2013

Katherine Jones, 76, was born May 24, 1937, in Pleasant Ridge, Texas, to Alvin and Mattie Hall. She passed into the arms of her Savior on Aug. 16, 2013. Katherine later moved to Waxahachie, where she met and married L.D. Jones. She has been a resident of Waxahachie for the last 60 years. At a very early age, she accepted the Lord. She was a faithful member of the Inspiring Body of Believers Baptist Church, where she was the mother of the church and attended faithfully until her health failed her.

Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, L.D. Jones; father and mother, Alvin and Mattie Hall; one sister, Vergie Fuller; two grandsons, Warren Ransom Sr. and Terrence Hutchins; one granddaughter, Mashon Parks; and a very special friend, Edward Hayes (Gabby).

Katherine leaves to cherish her memories four sons, – Kenneth (Pamela) of Garland, Texas, Larry (LaRonda) of Fort Worth, Texas, Melvin and Walter of Waxahachie; five daughters, Debra Parks (Willis), Shelia Venters, and Keanna Jones of Waxahachie, Carolyn Frazier (Jerry) of Dallas, Texas, and Veneda Walker (Henry) of DeSoto, Texas; three sisters, Ethel Sowells, Anna Woods and Rose Mary Davis; two brothers,  Walter and L.D. Hall; 35 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; many other nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held from 1-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Community Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 601 Kaufman St.

Services are under the direction of Community Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book at www.jacksoncommunityfuneralhome.com