Thurman "Tom" Watson Jones, 92, of Mayflower, died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010.  

He was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Oklahoma to the late Charley and Inez Jones.  

Tom was a World War II Navy veteran and a self-employed carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mahaley; and two brothers, Charley and Raymond Jones.  

Survivors include his three children, Steve Jones and wife Barbara of Little Rock, Tommy Jones and wife Carmelita of Conway and Nina Hester and husband Ronnie of Bryant; four siblings, Ophelia Hood, Clifford Jones, Charlene Wesson and Bill Jones, all of Texas; six grandchildren, Connie Riley, Cindy King, Eric Jones, Lisa Crawford, Michele Rook and Ronda DePriest; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.  

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