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Wayne Carlus Jones

August 28, 1934 May 19, 2007
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Wayne (Bones) Jones, age 72, of Altus, passed away late Saturday evening,
May 19, 2007, at English Village Nursing Home.

Wayne was born on August 28, 1934, in rural Jackson County, to Fred and Maudie (Bradshaw) Jones. He attended and played ball at Friendship and later married Barbara Rollins on December 23, 1955, at Gould. They spent fifty-one wonderful years together before his death. "Bones" as he was most commonly known, began working for the City of Altus in 1965, and was a dedicated employee who could fix :anything: that dealt with electricity or a heating and air conditioning system. After serving the citizens of Altus for over thirty-two years, Bones retired in April of 1998. Working was his way of life, but he did take some time to enjoy fishing, hunting, and taxidermy. Fishing and being with people was one of greatest loves, besides being with his family.

Preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Don, Neal and Johnny, he is survived by his loving wife, Barbara, of the home; one daughter, Natalie Wheeler and husband, Darris of Altus; one sister, Shirley Sanders of Franklin, Texas; two brothers, Larry Jones and wife Lou of Sandy, Oregon and Ronald Jones and wife Lavon of Augusta, Kansas; two sisters-in-law, Vera Bearden and Velma Smiley and husband Jack, both of Altus along with several nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Wayne (Bones) Jones will be at 10 am , Tuesday, may 22, 2007 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Wiginton officiating. Interment will follow at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home of Altus.

The family will greet friends from 6 until 7 pm on Monday, May 21, 2007 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Oklahoma
Alzheimer Research Association, 825 N.E. 13 th Sstreet, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104.

Online tributes may be made to the family at

10:00 AM

Lowell-Tims Chapel

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