Services in loving memory of Baby Ruth Jones, 90, will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:00 PM at Carter Temple CME Church with Rev. Brian Keith Thomas officiating and Elder Darryl F. Madlock eulogist. Interment will be held in Evergreen Memorial Park under the direction of Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors. Baby Ruth was born on Friday, October 30, 1925 in Nacogdoches County, Texas, the only daughter of Isaiah and Lola Thomas. She was a loving sister to 5 brothers. She was educated in Nacogdoches County Schools and later graduated from Emmett Scott High. She earned her Bachelors Degree from Texas College and worked at the University of Texas Health Science Center for over 34 years. In 1953 she married Freddie Jones and was blessed with their only daughter, Pam. She was a devoted member of Carter Temple CME Church where she served as president of the Missionary Society, president of the Stewardess Board, sang in the Chancel Choir and was president of the Pastors Aide Committee. She was preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers and son-in-law Jerry. She leaves to mourn her passing her devoted daughter, Pam; grandsons Cameron, Austin, and Brandon Jones; sisters-in-law Lorene Jones, Lea Estelle Thomas and Billie Thomas. A host of other family and friends. Public viewing at the funeral home 1:00-7:00 PM.
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