Ben L. Jones, 80 of Kirbyville, TX died Sunday, February 3rd, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Burkeville, TX, he was raised and graduated from Newton. He was a longtime resident of Vidor before moving to Kirbyville 6 years ago. Ben was an active member at his church Victory Assembly of God in Kirbyville. He retired from Sunbeam Bread as a route driver. Ben enjoyed singing, crossword puzzles, word search and fishing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was very proud of his family. He was a past member of Pecan Grove Community Resident Advisory Committee.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Friday, February 8, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm Saturday, February 9, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Ben was preceded in death by his wife Helen Jones, parents Bennie and Carrie Jones, step mom Mary Jones, sister Marjorie “Sis” Carroll, and step brother Wayne Alderman. He is survived by his son Gregg Jones and his wife Opheila of Mesquite, TX, daughters Melissa Piggott and her husband Mark of Kirbyville, TX, Loretta Watson of Vidor, TX, sister Betty Kelley of Lakeland, FL, 9 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, and numerous nephews and nieces.

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