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2011-09-22 / Obituaries

Ollie Mae Jones

September 10, 1910 - September 13, 2011

Ollie Mae Jones of La Grange, and a former resident of Giddings, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 after delivering 101 years of unwavering love to the world. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother who also dedicated herself to enduring friendships. Her spirituality and faith in God was evident in her unconditional interest in others, family leadership and active participation in church.

Born in rural Slagle, Louisiana on September 10, 1910, she was the 12th child born to Franklin Hillman and Susan Catherine Meyer Hillman. She married H.D. “Buck” Jones on July 11, 1931, and they parented two children, Tom & Donna Dee. In retirement, Ollie Mae & Buck moved to Giddings in 1975. They lived there throughout his illness and death until 2002, when she moved to La Grange.

Ollie is survived by her daughter, Donna Dee Davison of Dripping Springs; her son, Tom Jones and wife Donna of Warda; grandson, Mark Davison of Houston, granddaughter, DeeAnn Davison of Dripping Springs, grandson, Briston Jones of Castle Rock, Colorado and grandson, Justin Jones and wife, Corrie of Warda; four great grandchildren, as well as friends and loved ones everywhere.

A private funeral service was held.

Memorials may be made to Brazos Valley Hospice, 1048 North Jefferson, La Grange, Texas 78945 or the Seton Medical Center’s Neonatal Unit, 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, Texas 78705.

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