Katherine Jones Clay
January 1, 1924  -  February 28, 2019

Katherine Jones Clay

Pentecostal Temple Church of God In Christ
1401 E Skelly St
Hobbs, NM  88240
Friday, March 8, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Funeral Service
Christ Holy Temple Church of God in Christ
2006 E. White St.
Hobbs, NM  88240
Saturday, March 9, 2019
11:00 AM
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Prairie Haven Cemetery
2201 E. Stanolind Road
Hobbs, NM  88240
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Katherine Jones , of Hobbs, New Mexico. passed away February 28, 2019 at the age of 95. She was born January 1, 1924 in Buffalo TX to Jim and Evelina Henderson. In 1940, she married Joe Jones Sr. and later moved to Hobbs, New Mexico in the mid-1940โ€™s where they would establish their families, careers and many accomplishments. Joe Jones Sr., worked for BF Walker and Griffin Funeral Home until he retired and home to be the Lord in November, 1986.
Katherine worked for several private homes over the years including, the Lucks, The Johnsons and Mike & Darnell Sims, but most notably at the Paulineโ€™s Style Shop in downtown Hobbs for over 30 years.
Katherine was a member of the Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ for over 70 years where she was the โ€œChurch Motherโ€, as well as, serving in many offices and auxiliaries. She was a saint in the truest sense and loved her church with unconditional passion.
In 1996, Katherine married Clim Clay and were married for married for 17 years until his demise.
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Joe Jones Sr and Clem Clay, and a son Joe Jones Jr.
Left to treasure her memory are her children Robert Jones, Ricki Johnson, James E Jones, James LaKeith Jones, Carolyn Jones and Jackie Lewis, 14 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her extended family Juanita, Deborah, Clemmie and Donnie 26 additional grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren. Katherine will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Christ Holy Temple Church Of God In Christ at 11:00am. There will be a Wake and Viewing, Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ from 6:00-7:30pm where friends are invited to share memories of her life.


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  1. Addie and Cora Carter

    With deepest sympathy.

  2. Pastor Winford Gipson
    Hobbs, NM

    My wife and I cared a lot for Mother Jones , I spent a lot of time with Her , she loved to talk about How good God was . God gave her long life , Now she rest in the arm of God !

  3. Lois Lee
    Pampa, TX

    So sorry for your loss and she will be truly missed.

  4. Evelyn Rising
    Hobbs, NM

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the many days ahead and all our love to home in your heart and carry you through this difficult time.

  5. Bridgette Franklin
    Hobbs, NM

    You are going to be miss grandma... we love and we know that you will be watching over us... ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ

  6. Shelia
    Waco, TX

    So for your lost May God give yoi the strength for the journey you bout t faceMay God Bless

  7. Michael and Gilesa Amos
    AlbuquerqueBishop, NM

    Bishop Jones we are praying for you and the continued strength of your family.

  8. Tressa Haynes
    Hobbs, NM

    Grandma, you will forever live in my heart. I'll miss you so much, but I know you're at rest and rejoicing in Heaven. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding rest in the hearts and minds of our family. I love you grandma (momma).

  9. Mrs Debra & Mr.Dan Phifer
    Albuquerque, NM

    Bishop, in our absence know we are with you in spirit and will be in prayer for you and your family. We are blessed to be part of the family at Grace Covenant. As you have held us up every Sunday let us hold you up now.

  10. Lisa Hill
    Lubbock, TX

    In loving memory. I shall never forget the special gifts you used to give me. You will be truly misded.

  11. Elaine Lafferty
    Colorado Springs, NM

    I pray the Lordโ€™s perfect peace for you, family during this time of mourning.

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