George Morgan Jones, 73 of Sugar Land, passed away after a long and valiant battle with cancer on May 23, at his home surrounded by family.

Born in Charleston, WV, on July 15, 1940, he was the son of Morgan and Virginia (Burnett) Jones. George was a 1958 graduate of Lutcher Stark High School and a 1964 graduate of Lamar Tech.  Even though he left the area in the early 1970’s, he still considered Orange to be “home.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Morgan “Pete” Jones, Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Jamie Sweatman Jones; daughters, Keli Jones Borel and husband Gary of Cypress, Lori Jones Watkins and husband Jerry of Nederland; son, James Morgan Jones and wife Jennifer of Magnolia; grandchildren, Joshua and Austin Borel, Erica Jones and Gannon Miller, Morgan Danielle Jones, Victoria Jones, Cooper Morgan Jones, Samantha Swaffield, Shelby Jones, and great granddaughter, Melody Rae Swaffield.

He is also survived by his siblings Harriett Jones Hoff of San Marcos; Ronald Jones and wife Letitia of Dripping Springs; and Susan Jones Dobbs and husband Michael of Oklahoma, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m., and the memorial services will begin at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.  Officiating will be the Rev. David Kent of Fellowship of Praise in Stafford.