Betty Mae (Matson) Jones
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Betty Mae (Matson) Jones, 85, of Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, in a Tyler hospital.

She was born Feb. 14, 1925, in Zion, Ill., and was an Episcopalian and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert L. Jones Sr.; and a brother, Charles Matson.

Survivors include two sons, Gerald S. (Teresa) Jones of Greenville, Ohio, and Robert “Bobby” (Nelda) Jones Jr. of Beeville; a daughter, Pamela (Dennis) Benedict of Jacksonville; 11 grandchildren, Richard, Sherri, Laura, Michael, Susan, Valerie, Crystal, Vanessa, Robert III, Cassandra and Victoria; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

The funeral service was held there at 11 a.m. Friday with Rev. Rob Godwin officiating. Burial followed at Still Waters Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville.

Pallbearers were Robert Jones III, Corey Benedict, Michael Benedict, Dennis Benedict, Robert Jones Jr. and Oscar Perez.

Arrangements were under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
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