Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - T.A. and Ida Irene Jones

T.A. Jones
Feb. 8, 1864
July 1, 1931
An honest man is the
noblest work of God

Ida Irene Jones
Feb. 8, 1870
Feb. 13, 1943
Resting  until the
resurrection morn

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstones photographed 5 February 2017.

Thomas Alfred Jones was the son of William O. Jones and Rebecca Bennett . He was the owner of a meat packing plant in Paducah, Kentucky and died as a result of a train hitting his automobile.[1]  Thomas A. and Ida I. Jones lived in Paducah for many years.[2]

Ida Irene Jones  was the daughter of George D. Scott and Mary Evaline Jones.[3] She died while visiting her  daughter, Mrs. E.S. Fakes, in Chicago on 13 February 1943.[4]

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #17745, Thos. A. Jones, Ancestry.com, accessed 23 October 2017.
[2] T.A. and Irene Jones are enumerated on the 1900 - 1930 McCracken County, Kentucky census records.
[3] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, Ancestry.com, accessed 23 October 2017.
[4] Obituary of Ida I. Jones, Livingston Ledger 18 February 1943.

Published 12 December 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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