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2009-07-23 / Obituaries

Ada Lee Jones

April 7, 1915 - July 14, 2009

Ada Lee Jones was born April 7, 1915 in Glen Cove, Texas to Francis Bert and Mattie Elizabeth (Day) Duncan.

In November 1935, she and Mark Wayne Johnson were married. They lived and raised their family in Flower Bluff. She came to Tanglewood in 1977 after her husband's death. She moved to DeLeon in 1979 and married Floyd Jones October 1981. After his death she returned to Tanglewood in 1994.

Ada Lee was a homemaker, member of Tanglewood Baptist Church and had been an active member of DeLeon Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and sewing, especially aprons.

Ada Lee passed away Tuesday evening, July 14, 2009 at her home in Tanglewood reaching the age of 94.

Services were held on July 17, 2009 at Tanglewood Baptist Church in Tanglewood, burial in Hugh Wilson Cemetery with Rev. David Atwood, Mr. Leslie Duncan and Mr. James Johnson officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, six brothers, Dave, Garland,Jimmy, Leslie Gerald, Floyd and Bowen Duncan, five sisters, Ora Duncan, Flora Moody, Ethel Mae Keller, Era Louise Duncan and Lanora Duncan, three grandsons, Bryan, Rickey and Gary Johnson and great grandson, Jacob Johnson.

Surviving; Sons, Lee Wayne Johnson and wife Andrea of San Marcos, Gary L. Johnson and wife Dale of Rockport. Daughters, Betty Smith and husband Leroy of Tanglewood, Hilda Haddox and husband Kenny of Lexington. Brother, A.V. Duncan of New Mexico. 24 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and 46 great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers; Grandsons, Kenny Haddox II, Kevin Haddox, Hunter Harris, Cody Smith, Randy Smith, Mark Smith, Roy Smith, Tony Johnson, James Johnson, Clyde Johnson, Mathew Johnson.

Memorials to; Tanglewood Baptist Church, 11203 Highway 77 North, Lexington, Texas.

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