Henry Ray Jones
May 27, 1933  -  September 6, 2018

Henry Ray Jones

Terpening Son Mortuary
611 W. Grand Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Sunday, September 9, 2018
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Woodbine Cemetery
200 W. Hermosa
Artesia, NM  88210
Monday, September 10, 2018
2:00 p.m.
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Woodbine Cemetery
200 E. Hermosa Drive
Artesia, NM  88210
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Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, September 10, at Woodbine Cemetery for Henry Ray Jones of Artesia, N.M.

Mr. Jones, 85, died on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at his home.

Lee Roy Howard will officiate at the services. Honorary pallbearers will be his Senior Golf friends, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was born on May 27, 1933 in Bisbee, Arizona; the son of Bill Jones and Lola Shields Jones.

On August 10, 1953 he was married to Joyce Gibson in Carlsbad, N.M. He was a long time resident of Artesia. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a pipeline supervisor for the gas company. He was a long time member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Zona Hazle, son Michael Jones, and daughter Terri Steggs.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Jones of Artesia; son Kelly Jones and wife Kimberley of McKinney, Texas; brothers Dolph Jones of Artesia, Floyd Jones of Spokane, Washington, and Robert Jones of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister Melissa Jones of Las Vegas; grandchildren Kathy McCombs and husband Tom, John Pinson and wife Julie, Stephanie Murray and husband Paul, Denise Horn, Britt Steggs, Kelsey Jones, and Jackson Jones; great-grandchildren Mattie McCombs, Brady McCombs, Zack Pinson, Alyssa Horn, Caleb Horn, Victoria Hall and Sydney Hall.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice


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  1. Denise Jones-Horn
    Artesia, NM

    Grandpa uou will be truely missed!! I love you so much!!


  2. Ora Lee Coor
    Carlsbad, NM

    Old times and friends are not forgotten. Prayers for all.

  3. Scott Steggs
    Fort Worth, TX

    I am deeply honored and blessed to have known him. He always make me laugh and make me feel right at home. Thank you. He was blessing in my life, and I will forever carry him in my heart. I love you all. Accept my condolences.

  4. Stephanie Murray
    Carlsbad, NM

    I love you Grandpa

  5. Gail Northcutt
    Artesia, NM

    I am so sorry to hear of Rays passing, God bless you and your family.

  6. Sheila Tunderman-Sanchez
    El Paso, TX

    Mr. Jones,
    You were like a grandfather to me when I was growing up. I remember when you would pick me up from the bus stop and walk me to your house until my mom would pick me up. Then Mrs. Jones would give me a snack and I would sit and hang out with you. You will truly have a special place in my heart and you will be missed....until we meet again.

  7. Lorettaj Hall

    Dear Joyce & Family
    We are so deeply sorry to hear of Rays passing. Please accept our sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. Sincerely Tony & Loretta Hall

  8. Deb Craft
    artesia, NM

    Ray was my supervisor for almost 20 years. And since then I've had several more, but I can honestly say Ray was the best ever!! Lots of people"talk the talk" but very few "walk the walk" too. Ray was one of the few....he did both. In his professional career and in his personal life. I am a better person for working with and knowing Ray Jones. He will be missed terribly. Sincere condolences to Joyce and Kelly and family.

  9. Matthew Sanchez
    Celina, TX

    Sending our prayers and love!!

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