Katherine Jones Katherine Jones was born February 28, 1917, to the parents of Dave Johnson & Delia Mae Carolina in Wewoka Oklahoma. Katherine was one of seventeen children twelve boys and five girls. She spent many of her childhood years with her grandmother Alice Brooks. In 1943 Katherine married Alice B. Jones whom she stayed married to for 53 years until his passing in August 1996. They were both faithful members of House of Prayer Church of God In Christ in Pixley CA. Katherine worked in the domestic industry for many years taking care of several different families until her retirement from the Riberio Family. She was very active in the church community serving as Treasure and Lead Missionary for House of Prayer Church of God In Christ. Katherine received a calling which lead her to a new faith with the Jehovah Witness religion for the last three years of her life. Although her first love was the church, Katherine enjoyed spending time with family and friends attending as many gatherings as possible. Katherine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, eleven brothers; Raymond, Oliver, Jerome, Webster, Floyd & David Jr. Johnson, Bailey, Andrew & Jackie Davis, Sam & Jerry Carolina and two sisters; Bertha Hooks & Inez Johnson. She leaves to cherish 95 years of memories, two sisters; Cardelia Stinson and her husband Eugene of Pixley, CA, Parthenia Carolina of Tulare, CA., and one brother Calvin Johnson of Tulare, CA, her Godson Clifton Young and his family Corina, Devaughn, Jadyn, and Braeven all of Tulare CA, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Viewing will be Sunday, December 2, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Sterling and Smith Funeral Home, Tulare. Services will be Monday, December 3, 2012 @ 10:00 am at Living Christ Church, Tulare
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Nov. 30, 2012