The Commerce Journal

Obituaries

May 15, 2013

Kelly Jones

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Funeral services for Kelly Walker Jones of Sulphur Springs were conducted at 10 a.m., May 11, in the West Oaks Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Hoyt Scoggins officiating and Jay Porterfield assisting. Interment followed at Restlawn Memorial Park with Lance Looney, Grant Looney, Kyle Smith, Ryan Reed, Taylor Pace and Brad McFadden serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer was Trey Elliott.  

Kelly passed away May 8, 2013, at the Methodist Hospital in Dallas.

Kelly was born May 14, 1968, in Sulphur  Springs, the daughter of James O. Walker Jr. and Peggy Jo (Cates) Walker. She married Keith Jones on Aug. 14, 2010, at the chapel in Greenview. He survives.  Kelly was a teacher for nine years and taught at Como ISD and Sulphur Springs ISD. She was a member of New Sherley Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her parents, Buddy and Peggy Walker of Sulphur Springs; a son, Reese Walker of Sulphur Springs; father and mother-in-law Butch and Linda Jones of Campbell; stepdaughters Jessica Jones of Galveston and Molly Jones of Ruston, La.; brother Key Walker and wife Holly of Greenville; stepgranddaughter Evie Jones of Galveston; a nephew, Jude Walker of Greenville; and nieces Sydney Walker and Jaxey Walker, both of Greenville.  

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, J. O. Walker Sr. and Ima D. Walker and  Lewis and Doris Cates; nephew Carson Walker and niece Riley Walker.   

Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation at www.liverfoundation.org.  

Online condolences may be made at www.westoaksfuneralhome.com and www.heraldbanner.com.

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