W.D. Jones, 81, of Commerce, Texas, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at his residence. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. at the House of Prayer with Rev. Kenneth Ballard officiating under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hooker Cemetery.
W.D. was born Aug. 28, 1935, in Point, Texas, to Thomas Henry Jones Sr. and Fannie Mae McDonald. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Army and Marines. On Jan. 12, 1956, he married Wanda Jean Norfleet in Rockwall, Texas. He was a retired truck driver.
W.D. is survived by his wife, Wanda Jean Jones; sons Stephen Allen Jones and James Keith Jones; daughters Stephenie Diane Roman and Carrie Hopkins; brothers Thomas Henry Jones and Grady Elvin Jones; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Jerry Kent Jones and sister Joy Lavois Ellis.
Pallbearers will be Steve Jones, Barry Jones, Randy Jones, Tracy Jones, Jeffery Roman, Joshua Roman, James Jones and Shannon Vittrup.
Published on August 21, 2017