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Betty Lou Jones

October 10, 1944 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Betty Jones Obituary

We celebrate the life and legacy of a truly remarkable soul, Betty Lou Jones, who departed from our earthly realm on March 30th, 2024. Born in the vibrant city of Houston, Texas, on October 10th, 1944, Betty Lou was a beacon of joy and a vessel of boundless love that she shared generously throughout her eighty splendid years.

Betty Lou, a woman of unwavering faith, walked hand in hand with the Lord, her steps guided by His grace and her heart filled with His love. She devoted her life to caring for others, embodying the spirit of service in her long and fulfilling career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Her hands, though now at rest, were once the instruments of healing and comfort to those in her care until her retirement in the blessed year of 2001.

Her laughter was a balm to the weary, her humor a light in the darkness. Betty Lou possessed a rare gift, the ability to make folks laugh with her quick wit and the surprising antics that defied the expectations of her age. She was an avid fan of the spirited debates on Nancy Grace, the twists and turns of Forensic Files, the joyful bidding on The Price is Right, and the warm-hearted interviews on Ellen. In each of these, she found moments of pleasure and connection to the world beyond her doorstep.

Betty Lou Jones was survived by her three sons, David Lockley, Albert Jones Jr., and John Jones and were the pride and joy of her life. She loved them fiercely, with a passion that knew no bounds, and she raised them with a dedication that placed their well-being above all else. Her love was a fortress, unyielding and protective, a testament to the depth of her maternal devotion. Betty was also survived by several Grandkids that she loved deeply.

An angler at heart, Betty Lou found peace and solace in the stillness of fishing, where the quiet waters reflected the tranquility of her soul. She cherished the times spent with loved ones, understanding that each moment was a precious gift from above.

Her affection for the vibrant rhythms of Pitbull's music was a reminder that even as her years advanced, her spirit remained youthful and her zest for life undiminished.

Betty Lou Jones was the embodiment of love and passion, her life a living testament to the power of faith. She was a woman whose presence could light up a room, whose kindness touched countless lives, and whose legacy will continue to inspire those who knew her.

As we bid farewell to Betty Lou, we do so with hearts full of gratitude for the time we were blessed to share with her. She left our world in Longview, Texas, but she did not leave us empty. She filled our lives with laughter, our hearts with love, and our spirits with the courage to face each new day with hope and joy.

Let us hold fast to the memories of Betty Lou, let her example guide us, and let her love live on in each act of kindness we offer to one another. We rejoice in the assurance that she now rests in the eternal embrace of her Savior, free from the toils of this world and basking in the glory of the next.

Betty Lou Jones, a woman of God, a giver of love, a cherished mother, and a friend to all, has completed her earthly journey. Though she will be dearly missed, her spirit will forever dwell in the gardens of our memories, blooming eternally with the flowers of the love she planted in each of our hearts

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Visitation
Thursday
April 4, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
East Texas Funeral Home
6522 McCann Road
Longview, TX 75605

Life Celebration® Funeral Service
Thursday
April 4, 2024

2:00 PM
East Texas Funeral Home
6522 McCann Road
Longview, TX 75605

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