Oscar B. Jones

 
Oscar B. Jones' Rites Planned

 

      Funeral services for Oscar B. Jones, 55, owner of the Becker Meat Market on East Eighth Street, who died Saturday night at his home at 420 East Fifth Street, will be held at 3:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the National Funeral Home.

      The Rev. George J. Flanigen will officiate, and burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

      Active pallbearers will be W. M. Coughlin, Tom Curtis, Kenneth Stevenson, Fred Bass, Lyn Samples and J. A. Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Bostain, members of the Elks Club and members of the Chattanooga Half-Century Club.

      Before purchasing the Becker Meat Market two years ago, Mr. Jones had been an employee of the City Meat Market for 22 years.

      He was a member of the Half-Century Club, the Chattanooga Lodge of Elks and of SS. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church. He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the American Legion.

               Survivors include his wife, the former Miss Ida L. Newman of Brookwood, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Rose Tery Finigan, Los Angeles; Mrs. Helen Blount, Shreveport, La.; and Mrs. W. L. Martin, Chattanooga; three brothers, Paul Jones, Chattanooga; Ed Jones, Los Angeles and Theodore S. Jones, Kansas City, Mo.


Submitted by Gary P. Martin
jgmartin@mindspring.com