The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Rubye McGown Jones, 92, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
She was born in Bronson, Texas to Emma Jane Clark McGown and Malcolm Elijah McGown on July 12, 1920. She graduated from Pineland High School and moved to Port Arthur in 1942. Rubye was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, she loved painting, gardening and dancing and pretty things, she especially loved being with her family.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Private Memorial Services will be held at Clayton Thompson with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings, Lois Tarver, Ida Pearl Wall and Milton McGown and her husband, Frederick Stephen Jones.
Rubye is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Anne McDaniel of Austin, Texas, her son, Robert Stephen Jones and wife Beth of Austin, Texas, three grandchildren, Ben Jones, Katy Jones and Frederick Adam McDaniel. She is also survived by her two sisters, Mildred M. West and Patsy Holliman both of Port Arthur, Texas along with numerous nieces and nephews.