Frieda Faye Jones

April 28, 1931 - September 25, 2019
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Frieda Faye Jones, 88, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with family by her side on September 25th, 2019 at the Cordell Christian Home. She was born on April 28th, 1931 to Herbert & Ella (Emmerson) Merrill on a farm near Cloud Chief, Oklahoma. Frieda was the last of seven children, she grew up and attended school in Cowden and graduated from Cowden High School in 1949. During her school years she excelled in music. She met Bill Jones, her high school sweetheart, they married on August 7, 1949 at her parents home in Cowden, Oklahoma, to this union was born three sons, Ken, Nick and Steve and later gained three wonderful daughters -in- law, Suzie, Leah and Michele. Frieda and Bill farmed together her entire life, she also owned and operated her own beauty shop for over forty years. Frieda loved to travel and was Tour Guide for a Tour Company for seventeen years. Bill went with her on many of the trips, it all depended on how many days they would be gone. She also served on the Advisory Board at the Retirement Village in Cordell for many years. Frieda enjoyed listening to gospel music, singing in the choir, and singing duets with her brother. She loved her family, she loved to watch her grandkids and she also loved to crochet, cook and bake. Frieda Faye will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved, especially her family,

Survivors include her husband Kenneth "Bill" Jones of the home
Sons: Ken Jones & wife Suzie of Cordell, OK
Nick Jones & wife Leah of Cordell, OK
Steve Jones & wife Michele of Cordell, OK
Grandchildren: Jenny Crocket & husband Kevin of Lubbock, TX
Mitch Jones & wife Audrey of Cowden, OK
Landon Jones of Cordell, OK
Levi Jones & wife Tesa of Cordell, OK
Kiesha Black & husband Nick of Cordell, OK
Seth Jones of Cordell, OK
Great Grandchildren: McKenzie and Carrigan Crockett, Kord and Kal Jones, Cooper and Wyatt Jones, Emmerson and Oran Jones, Emrie Jones and Avereigh Black
Numerous nieces, nephews and other family members

Preceded in death by her Parents: Herbert & Ella Merrill, 5 Brothers, 1 Sister and 2 Granddaughters: Keegan Jones and Amy Jones

Visitation: 9:00 a.m., ~ 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 27, 2019
Family welcoming guest from 6:30 p.m., ~ 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 27, 2019
Ray and Martha's Funeral Home
Cordell, Oklahoma
Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 28, 2019
First Baptist Church
Cordell, Oklahoma
Interment: Lawnview Cemetery
Cordell, Oklahoma

Service Information

Date: September 27, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitation
Date: September 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Funeral
Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Interment
Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 2:45 pm

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Deanna Milburn
Pasadena, TX
Freida is my great aunt, my grandfather was HB Merrill and grand mother was Lavern Elaine Teal my parents Ronald and Judy Milburn I remember as a child we would go to Oklahoma from Texas each summer and Christmas we would go to Clinton to visit our great grandparents Herbert and Ella and then we would head to Cordell to visit Freida and her family always enjoyed the visits ,prayers go out the Jones family
Lavonne Gray Helm
Lake Fork, TX
The Joneses are lifelong family friends.  I can still perfectly see Frieda sitting at our piano 50 years ago playing and singing a favorite gospel song.  I am so grateful to have spent a short while visiting and praying with Frieda on my last visit home.  I have been thinking of and praying for Bill and the family especially today as you tentatively bid farewell to a beautiful wife, mother and grandmother.  I know you have so many lovely memories to cherish and reflect upon.  Sending my very best love and sincere condolences.
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