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Sadie Boyd Jones, of Blooming Grove was born Feb. 6, 1925 and passed away Sept. 26, 2016 in Navarro County at the age of 91. Sadie was born to William Isaac and Littie Melissa Boyd near Cryer Creek on their farm northeast of Blooming Grove. She was the eighth of 10 children.
Sadie met her loving husband, Donald Jones at Shoemaker's Barbeque, in downtown Dallas on their lunch hour. They were married Oct. 18, 1952 and were married for 63 years.
Sadie was a retired pattern maker. During her more than 46 years in the ladies' garment industry, she worked for several different companies, among them Stockton's, Brogan and Jennings, Howard Wolf, Center Stage and RLM Fashions. She had a very successful career as one of the very few good stock pattern makers.
Sadie and Don attended New Beginnings Family Fellowship Church in Blooming Grove.
Sadie was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.
She is survived by her husband Don; sister Julia (Bibby) Blackmon; brothers Charlie Boyd and Sonny Boyd; brother-in-law, Harold Jones and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church. Funeral services to follow at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church with Bro. Bryan Connally and Bro. Grady Cashion officiating.
Interment will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ricky Roach, Rodney Rhyne, Paul Korkames, Nick Stamper, Donnie Trull and Donald Loyd Boyd.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rose Hill Cemetery PO Box 413 Blooming Grove, Texas 76626.
Online guest book available www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangments by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.
Published on September 28, 2016
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