Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones

Henry Grady Jones Jr., 89, died July 30, 2020 at Lake Shore Rehab Facility in Waco.

The funeral service is 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at First United Methodist Church in Lampasas. Interment with Masonic services will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

A come-and-go viewing will be Aug. 7 from 2:30-5 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.

Grady was born on Sept. 20, 1930 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Henry Grady Jones Sr. and Margaret Agnes (Chapman) Jones.

He attended The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy in 1954 and was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.

He began work in Gladewater and then worked with his father at Pioneer Drug Store/Pioneer Pharmacy as a pharmacist and then K&B Pharmacy. Grady worked as a relief pharmacist at Hodges & Sargent Pharmacy and retired after working over 50 years.

He was a 63-year member of Danville Lodge #101, East Texas Commandery #104, York Rite Chapter and Council in Over R. &S.M, Grand Royal Arch Kilgore #449 R.A.M., Shriners, Past Master of Danville Masonic Lodge #101, member of Saratoga Masonic Lodge #546, 40-year member of Order of the Eastern Star, Past Patron of Kilgore Chapter #630 and Lampasas Chapter #295, and member of Burnet Chapter #425, Adult Grand Committee member of the International Order for Rainbow for Girls for over 40 years, recipient of the Grand Cross of Colors, an Eagle Scout, former Scoutmaster of Kilgore Troop #265 and past president of Kilgore High School Band Boosters Club.

Grady married Glynda Jo Gaedke on June 13, 1955 in Lampasas. They were married for almost 63 years.

Grady was a member of Lampasas First United Methodist Church and enjoyed camping and ranching. He was active in whatever his children were involved in.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Glynda, and daughter, Geri Lynn Jones Morgan.

Survivors include a son, Glenn Jones of Waco; daughter Gay Jones of Lampasas; grandchildren Heath Jones and wife Amy of Enterprise, Alabama, Valerie Jones of Enterprise, Alabama, Garth Jones of Waco and Jay Morgan of Berlin, Germany; greatgrandchildren Hayden and Henry Jones; and numerous other relatives.

Memorial donations may be made to Geri Jones Morgan Memorial Longhorn Band Endowed Excellence Fund, College of Fine Arts, Attn: Natalie Schuessler, 2301 Trinity Street, D1400 Austin, TX, 78712; to Lampasas First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund; or a nonprofit organization of one’s choice.