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Michael Charles Jones, 63, of Wichita Falls, Texas, and of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on Saturday. July 15, 2017, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jim Wilson officiating and under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. Military honors will be provided by the Stephens County Honor Guard.
Michael Charles Jones was born on June 6, 1954, in Duncan, Oklahoma to Charles Sammie Jones and Edna Faye Thornton. Michael graduated from Farmington High School in Farmington, New Mexico in 1972. After high school he went on to proudly serve his country and joined the US marines. Michael worked as a Truck driver and loved the open road and all the destinations it took him to. Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a member of the American Legion post 264 from Burkburnett, Texas. Michael is preceded in death by his father, Charles Sammie Jones. He is survived by his mother Edna Faye Thornton of the home; brothers, James E. Thornton of Aztec, NewMexico and Larry Wayne Thornton and his wife Darlene of DuPont, Washington his Aunt Shirley and Uncle Charley Boyer, numerous cousins nieces and nephews and special friends Richard "Dickey" and his wife Danette Tafoya.
Pallbearers will be Henry Reynolds, Larry Sanner, Richard Tafoya, Frank Sissons, Paul Boyer, and Johnny Boyer.
Condolences may be left to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 18, 2017
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