Barbara Burr Jones April 3, 1945 – December 12, 2015

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jonesBarbara Sue Burr Jones of Duncanville, Texas went to Heaven to be with her dear Lord and those who have gone before her, on December 12, 2015. She was born April 3, 1945 in Dallas, Texas – the daughter of George A. Burr, Jr. and Naomi (Nonie) Corinne Roberts Burr.

A 1963 graduate of Kimball High School, Barbara worked as Legal Secretary for Sun Oil Company from 1963 to 1967. She also served as the Athletics Secretary at Duncanville High School from 1993 until 2010. However, the primary passion and focus of her life has been spent making a loving and happy home for her family. Barbara was a dedicated wife, a nurturing mother and “B-Ma” to her granddaughters. She made friends easily and is beloved by all who crossed her path. Her loving and giving spirit has been an inspiration to her countless friends, neighbors and co-workers and will be so very missed by all who knew and loved her. A lifelong Methodist, she loved reading, gardening and shopping.

She is survived by her loving and devoted family: husband of 50 years, Earle L. Jones, Jr.; sons, Earle L. Jones, III & wife Laurie Green Jones, and D. Gerald Jones & wife, Lesa Patterson Jones; granddaughters, Reagan, Grayson & Nesha Jones; brother, Gerald F. “Gerry” Burr; niece & nephew, Katherine Burr Schuler & Ryan Roberts Burr and their mother, Mary Manning Burr; brother-in-law, David L. Jones & wife, Patricia Arriaga Jones.

jaynesA Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 19, 2015 at First United Methodist Church, 403 South Main St., Duncanville, TX.

A continued celebration and remembrance will be held immediately following at The Golf Club of Dallas (formerly Oak Cliff Country Club) – 2200 W Redbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75232 (214-333-3595).

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to- Duncanville Outreach Ministry –
202 E. Cherry St., Duncanville, TX 75116.