Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Bennie Lee Jones

Born: 11/23/1911

Died: 5/17/1987

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Bennie Lee Jones was born November 23, 1911 in Sopher, Oklahoma to Ellis and Lizzie Smallwood Jones. He passed away May 17, 1987 at the age of 75. He was a longtime resident of Anadarko, Oklahoma and a veteran of World War II.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Viola Keith, Effie Golden and Mae Johnson, and a grandson who died at birth.

Survivors included his daughters, Margaret Dorrough, Cheryl Koch, Wanda Jones and Gayle Jones, all of Anadarko; nine sons, Gene Jones, Jimmy Don Jones, Ellie Jones and Bennie Jones, Jr., all of Anadarko; John Jones of Tulsa, Ray Jones of Sykesville, Pennsylvania, Dwayne Jones of Redding, California, Lee Jones of Norman, Oklahoma and Robert Dale Jones of London, England; 29 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.