Archie Alline (Corry) Jones, age 85, went to meet her Savior and friend on April 18. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Jeff Bell and Pastor Travis Hood. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Archie was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Starks, to Luna Jane and Philip Corry. She moved to Orange in 1957 when she married Archie Wilson Jones. She was a member of Cove Baptist Church. She taught at Cove Baptist Kindergarten for many years before Kindergarten became a part of the public school system. After she closed the Kindergarten she went to work for West Orange-Cove CISD until her retirement. At church she taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and enjoyed singing in the choir. Archie’s greatest joy was in caring for and feeding her family and friends. Her gift of hospitality made everyone feel welcomed and loved. She had a kind word for everyone.
Archie was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Carless Jean; granddaughter, Jennifer Watson and sister-in-law, Mary Corry.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years and caretaker, Archie W. Jones; brothers, Duke Corry and Raphiel and Joyce Corry. She will be missed by her children, Marvin Moore, Debbie and Ronnie Fuchs, Doris Brown and Mary and Frank McCoy; grandchildren, Amber and Ryan Brown, Jeremy Lane, Benson Brown, Amy and Wayne Tyler and David and Susanne Fuchs and great grandchildren, Grace and Belinda Watson, Chloe, Melanie and Aaron Fuchs, Tate Tyler, Kathryn and Henry Brown, and Kade McLemore will miss Nannie greatly.
Archie believed in making memories with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and she left us all with sweet memories of her love for us and her Savior, Jesus Christ. Archie lived her Christianity and it impacted everyone.