Jesse Earl Jones Jr., 75, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, in Waco. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Fairfield Cemetery with Pastor Jimmy Cotton officiating. Pallbearers were Colby Ritchie, Christopher Jones, Austin Harris, Cade Warren and Kenny Branch. Honorary pallbearers were Doug White, Philip Ivy, Barry Capps, Ben Capps, Sonny Wills, Jim Sneed, Stevie James, Roy Patterson and Jimmie Lee.

Jesse was born March 6, 1946, in Teague to parents Jesse Earl Jones Sr. and Iva Iris Wills Jones. He was a lifetime Freestone County resident and a member of Cowboy Heritage Church. He married his wife Darlene on June 1, 2002. Jesse was owner and operator of C.C. Farms, a retail supplier of many food items in Fairfield as well as First Monday Trade Days in Canton and the Jewett Flea Market and was known for his love of gardening. He was an avid Fairfield Eagle fan and was a fixture at early morning coffee groups at Brookshire Bros. Grocery and Capps Ag Center. Another daily activity was going to the Senior Citizens Center for a game of dominoes with his friends. He was also known for his daily calls to check on his grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom he loved very much. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Ray Jones.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Darlene; three children, Lisa Harris and husband Jimmie of Fairfield, David Jones and wife Cheryl of Fairfield; Tracie Jones of Fairfield; two stepchildren, Keith Hogden and wife Sarah of Houston and Stacey Campbell and husband Rodney of Manvel; grandchildren, Colby Ritchey and wife Katie, Austin Harris and wife Courtney, Blair Harris, Bailey Jones, Christopher Jones, Cade Warren, Cassidy Warren, Tori Hogden, Jennings Hogden, J.D. Hogden, Kenny Branch and Korinne Gillum and husband Henry; nine great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Shirley Jones; a nephew Chuck Jones and wife Robin; as well as other numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

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