Brent Jones, 67, passed away early Tuesday morning Aug. 18, 2009 in the Ennis Regional Hospital.
Brent was born Oct. 26, 1941 to Jack and Nettie Ruth (McNeil) Jones in Ennis. He grew up in Ennis and went to Ennis High School. On July 5, 1962 he married Judy Burkhalter and they made their home in Ennis. Brent served in the United States Army and was stationed in Turkey and Alaska.
Brent was employed at Owens-Corning Fiberglass for 28 years as a supervisor and also for Ball-Foster for six years. He was a charter member of Baylor Baptist Church and was a member of the NRA. He loved to hunt and fish in his spare time.
Brent is survived by his wife, Judy Jones, of Ennis; two sons: Kevin Brent Jones of Ennis and Hardy Wayne Jones of Rice and five grandchildren: Casey, Cody, Hayden, Jenifer and Kaelyn. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 in the Myrtle Cemetery at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Johnny Mansell and the Rev. John Jacobs officiating under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.