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James Earl Jones, 66, of Borger, died Saturday Nov. 19, 2011, in Borger.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Paducah, Texas with Bobby Evans, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors and McBee Family Funeral Home.
James was born May 17, 1945 at Paris, Texas, to James and Lenora Ainsworth Jones. He worked as a Janitor for ABC Studio in California. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother J. C. Jones.
He is survived by his wife Louise of L. A., California, sons, Carlos Jones of Borger, Thurman Smart of Dallas, Texas, Cornell Jones of L. A. California, and Jimmy Jones of Amarillo, Texas; daughters, Denise Jones of Arlington, Texas, Sherry Jones of L. A., California; and Jalanaina Jones of L. A., California; brothers, Leroy Jones, Carl Jones and John Jones, all of Borger; sisters, Erma Smith, Merlean Embers, Carolyn Jones, Betty Jones, and Novella Jones, all of Borger; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
James Earl Jones will lie in state at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors in Borger on Tuesday Nov. 22, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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