On Sunday, August 2, 2020, Cleatius Bernice Jones, loving mother and grandmother passed away at age 91.
Cleatius was born on March 9, 1929 to John and Flora Cavin in Ethel, Texas. She married Raymond Lee Jones in Dallas, Texas on December 10, 1945. Cleatius was graceful, loving and the most caring women anyone would have ever met. Known to most as Granny, she was a Granny to anyone that needed just one more person to love them unconditionally. Granny was always there for anyone that needed something. Whether you were family or a stranger, you could always rely on Granny to be there.
Cleatuis was a member of the Collinsville Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting and giving to charity. She was an avid painter, with landscapes being her main enjoyment. She loved cooking for our family and friends. She enjoyed having family and friends over for visits and special holidays. She found the joy in flowers and how they help people.
Cleatius is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Jones, daughter, Janice Jones, parents, John and Flora Cavin, and brothers, Junior Cavin and William Cavin. She is survived by her son, John “Ronnie” Jones, daughter Tonda Bryant, grandchildren, Darrell Jackson Jr., Robert Bryant, Cassie Shelton, and Bart Bryant, eight great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and nephew Wayne McCorkle.
Graveside services honoring Cleatius will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas, officiated by Ricky Patterson. A time of visitation will be held for friends and family on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.