Rosie Lee Jones

April 07, 2022

Mrs. Rosie Lee Jones. 75 of McGregor, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022, in Temple. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Cole Funeral Home with Pastor Sandra Carter officiating. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Cole Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jones was born September 13, 1946, in McGregor, Texas, to Mr. Leo and Lillie B. Hunt. She was united with Roberson Chapel A.M.E. Church at an early age. Rosie worked for McGregor ISD for 15 years. She also worked for Smead’s Manufacturing for 18 years before retiring. Rosie enjoyed sewing, upholstery and painting. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and all of her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leo Hunt, and her mother, Lillie B. Hunt; husbands, James Jones, Jr., and Ira Jackson; and brothers, Eli Sullivan and Harold Joe Sullivan.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Andre Jones of Nolanville, Texas; step-son, John Garrett of Mart, Texas; and one daughter, Anedra Jones of McGregor, Texas; one step-daughter, TeNay (Anthony) Douglas of Waco, Texas; seven grandchildren: La-Tee Jones, La-Trea Jones of McGregor, Texas, Andrea Jones of Temple, Texas; Francisco and James Laborico of McGregor, Texas, Addyson Douglas and Triniti Garrett of Waco, Texas; two great-grandchildren: Jackson Jones of McGregor, Texas, and Karter Lopez of Lubbock, Texas; sister, Earl (John) Melvin of San Antonio, Texas, Lucy Johnson and Joyce Simmons of Waco, Texas, and brothers, James (Valerie) Sullivan of McGregor, Texas, and Bobby Reece of Waco, Texas, cousins, Reotha Young of McGregor, Texas, Phyllis Armstead of Copperas, Cove and Gretta (Stevie) Petty of Indian Head, Maryland, Ceola (Lawrence) Finley of McGregor, Texas, May Katherine Hatcher of Clarksville, Tennessee and Minnie Serrell of McGregor, Texas, and special friends, Rachel Bethea and Shirley Robinson; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.