Evelyn Harriet Jones

August 23, 1923 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 94)
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Evelyn Harriet Jones, age 94 of Orange, Texas, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Orange. Services to honor Evelyn's life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Old First Orange Baptist Church with Reverend Keith Meyer officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Services will be under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.

Evelyn was one of six children and was born in Magdi, Louisiana on August 23, 1923 to Eva Florence Nugent Guilliams and Claude William Guilliams. She had been a longtime resident of Orange, Texas and worked with Palais Royal for a number of years. She was a member of Old Orange First Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Gibson Jones, parents Claude and Eva Guilliams, son-in-law Douglas Wayne Pence, Sr. and siblings; Wilbur Clyde Guilliams, Douglas Guilliams, Jerrald Dan Guilliams, Helen Colglazier and her husband Bob and Edith Marie Nutt and her husband Glyn.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Vera Lanelle Jones Pence of Orange, TX, two grandsons Douglas Wayne Pence, Jr. and his wife Brenda and Richard Dean Pence and his wife Marci, sister-in-law Ella Guilliams and five great grandchildren; Miranda Ruffin and her husband Derek, Crystal Rogillio and her husband Trent, Chelsea Pence and Oliver, Conner Pence and his wife Kerry and Catherine Pence and Collin. Five great great grandchildren; Cainan Terry, Trent Terry, Darian Pence, Kendin Hampton and Dereka Ruffin. Also her extended family Tammy Campbell and Robert Hymes.

Evelyn's great great grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Evelyn's family would like to extended a special thank you to her hospice nurse Nicole, RN and Cynthia Hebert, CNA for their exceptional care, love and support.

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