Emily D. Jones
Emily D. Jones was born Nov. 18, 1918, and died Monday, May 11, 2009.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday from First Baptist Church in Starks.
Graveside services will be follow at 3 p.m. in Blue Branch Cemetery in Pitkin, La.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
She was born to David W. and Emily C. Durrett, the 11th of 14 children including triplets and twins.
Emily was married at 17 to Phillip LaCaze. They were the parents of six children including identical twin sons. Phillip died in 1960, leaving four minor children. Several years later, she married George W. Jones gaining several wonderful stepchildren. She was also preceded in death by twin sons, Daniel, in 1973, David, in 1982, and also George W. Jones and 11 of her siblings.
She is survived by four children, Sarita Barker and Sonny LaCaze of Houston, Chris LaCaze of Columbia Falls, Mont, Emily Ruth LaCaze of Indiana / Florida; 12 grandchildren; 24 greats; one great-great; and sisters, Velma Ducote and Maggie Frost.
Also four stepsons, one stepdaughter, 36-plus stepgrandchildren; 30-plus stepgreats and many step greats-greats.