Alvarez “Al” Jones

October 23, 1918 - April 14, 2018

Funeral services for Al Jones will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colo. with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Interment will follow in the Bent / Las Animas Cemetery. Visitation will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 also at the funeral home.

Alvarez Allen Jones, known to most as Al, was born on October 23, 1918 in Seibert, Colo. to Frank Watson and Edna (Hollenbeck) Jones. He passed away on April 14, 2018 in Las Animas, Colo. at the age of 99.

Al is survived by his sons, Frank Jones of Las Animas, Colo. and Richard (Linda) Jones of Ft. Lupton, Colo.; sister, Ila Mae Hojura of Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren; step-daughters, Nita (Don) Taylor of Lorena, Texas, Nikki (Larry) Frederick of Ft. Sumner, N.M., and Dolores (Kenny) Bruton of Cassville, Mo.; many other relatives; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Edna Jones; wife, Juanita (Pennington) Jones; daughters, Connie Marie Jones and Mary Kay Jones; brother, Glenn Jones; and sisters, Lois Smith and Inez Melton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bent County Nursing Care Center in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

For more information or to leave online condolences, please visit http://www.horberfuneralchapel.com/.