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Betty Jean Bruce Jones went to join her beloved husband, Bud on January 8, 2013. Born in Yeagertown, PA, she was the daughter of Harry D. and Martha Mae Clark Bruce. Her older brother, Robert Heman Bruce and his wife Carol predeceased her. Her younger brother, Harry D. Bruce, Jr. and his wife Peggy, live in Carlisle, PA.
Betty married Harry Howard "Bud" Jones in 1943 and the happy union produced four children, David Bruce Jones, who predeceased her, Janis Lynn Jones, Mark Howard Jones and wife Connie and Scott Reed Jones and wife Sheila. Betty's 60 year marriage ended with Bud's death in 2002. In addition to her children, Betty leaves behind four grandsons and six great-grandchildren.
As a military wife, Betty moved her family throughout the United States and Japan. In later years, the family settled in Friendswood, Texas and then she, Bud and Pootie, enjoyed his retirement in San Antonio, Texas.
Her family wishes to thank Silverado Senior Living for their loving care of this feisty, fearless woman.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339. Interment will be held at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach, San Antonio, TX 78209.
Published in Express-News on Jan. 12, 2013