Chuddie Jean Jones Sr. – December 15, 2017

Chuddie Jean Jones, Sr., of Amarillo, Texas formerly of Perryton, Texas passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, at his home in Plum Creek Place Assisted Living.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 23, 2017, at the Llano Cemetery Mausoleum in Amarillo, Texas.  Private burial will follow at Llano Cemetery here in Amarillo.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Chuddie was born on December 29, 1929, in Pasco, Washington to Elby Simpson “Tonk” Jones and Ortha Eleanor Patterson Jones.  He attended Perryton High School in Perryton, Texas.  On July 23, 1949, he married his wife of 68 years, the former Juanita Nadine Van Hoy of Pasco, Washington.

Chuddie was employed as a farmer for many years in Perryton.  Later he worked for a pipeline service company driving a truck.  He was a member of the First Christian Church of Perryton, where he served as a deacon.  He spent most of his time with family as a wonderful dad and father.  He leaves a legacy full of great memories and love for his wife, children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elby Simpson “Tonk” Jones and Ortha Eleanor Jones, of Perryton, Texas.

Chuddie is survived by his wife, Juanita Nadine Jones, of Amarillo; a son, Chuddie Jean Jones, Jr. and wife Patricia, of Anna, Texas; a daughter, Melissa Lynn Rodriguez and husband Nick, of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Brad Jones and wife Jamie of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mallory Means and husband David of Allen, Texas, Kelsey Jones, of Houston, Texas, Magen Hyde and husband Derek, of Amarillo and Brooke Hardy of Amarillo; five step-grandchildren, Kari Menard, of Dallas, Texas and Aaron Menard and wife Veronica of Dallas, Texas, Michael Rodriguez and fiancée Lindsey Miller of Dumas, Texas, Nickolas Rodriguez, of Amarillo, Texas and Christian Rodriguez of Austin, Texas; and 9 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the High Plains Food Bank in Amarillo, Texas.

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