Martha A. Jones

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Martha Alice Tannery Jones passed away suddenly on December 31, 2017 at the age of 86. A fifth generation Texan, she was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on October 13, 1931. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University and received a B.S. degree in education from Southern Methodist University.

Martha was an elementary teacher for 31 years; 28 of those with Conroe ISD. In 1990 she was selected Elementary Teacher of the year. Upon retiring, she pursued her passion for writing full time. Martha was a published children's author and in her latter years she loved to travel,

She was a beloved wife of 50 years to George Dennis Jones and mother to four daughters.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Ruby Tannery of Nacogdoches; husband George D. Jones of Conroe, brother Clifton Tannery Jr. of Nacogdoches and her daughter Melissa Jones Harbolt of Conroe.

She is survived by her three daughters: Sharon Jones Berry and husband Joey of Pasadena, TX; daughter Debbie Jones Blane and husband Steve of Newnan, GA and daughter Sharla Jones Davis of Hackettstown, NJ.

"Neenee" had twelve grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A celebration of life is being planned for February. Memorial contributions may be made to the or to .

There will be a private interment.

A public memorial service for Martha will be announced in the near future


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Published on yourconroenews.com from Jan. 3 to Jan. 16, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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