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Obituary: Ila Grace Short Jones; Dierks


Ila Grace Short Jones, 85, of Dierks died Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Dierks.

She was born Friday, Jan. 1, 1932, in Dodson, Texas, to the late Frank and Dovie Lemmons Short. She attended the Assembly of God Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Dale Jones; two brothers, Elroy and Johnny Short; and three sisters, Betty Halsley, Frankie Pritchett, and Joyce Russ.

Survivors include: three sons, Archie Jones, Jr., Michael Frank Jones, and Jerry Jones all of Dierks; also a grandchild and great-grandchildren. 

Graveside funeral services were at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Sunshine Cemetery in Dierks with J. W. Gilbert officiating. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m., May 9, at the funeral home in Dierks.

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