Judson Jones

Judson Earl Jones, Jr. born August 5th, 1927 in San Antonio, TX went to be with our Lord on November 26, 2013 at the age of 86. He attended Hot Wells Independent Schools Grades 1 through 12. Judson graduated from Hot Wells High School in 1945. He attended Texas A&M College from 1945-1946. Judson served during WWII in the U.S. Army Occupation Force in Northern Italy from 1946-1948. He graduated June 1951 with a BBA from Texas A&M. He received his M.ED. from Trinity University in 1963. He was a member of the San Antonio Texas A&M Former Students Association. Judson married his beloved wife Julia Gazaway of Utopia, TX on June 4, 1950. He had brief sales and management experience with Sears Roebuck and Singer Sewing Machine Companies. He started his teaching career in Harlandale School District from 1955-1957, transferring to SAISD 1957. He retired in 1994 having taught Math in the same school he attended as a student now known at Connell Middle School. He was active in San Antonio Football Association 1955 - 1989, and was made an Honorary Life member. He was active in Holy Cross Episcopal Church Vestry and Bishop's Warden. He enjoyed volunteer work for the Episcopal Task Force for Habitat for Humanity.
Survivors include his wife, Julia B. Jones; daughters Janette Ann Brandon, Jennifer Lou Walker and husband Kyle; son Jerry Lee Jones; sister Margaret "Peggy" Denison and husband Ray; grandchildren Colby Neill Brandon, Shane Earl Walker and Kydie Walker; great-grandson Dallas Fisher. Honorary Pallbearers will be Albert Hahn, Gene Cross, Tom Lowrie and Scott Lane.

Visitation will begin on Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 3726 S. New Braunfels, SAT 78223. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM in Haby Cemetery, Bandera County, TX. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and Habitat for Humanity Task Force with the Episcopal Church.

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Published in Express-News on Nov. 29, 2013