Emily Beene Jones, 69, of Rowlett (formerly of Roby) passed away March 9, 2013, and was cremated.
A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating.
Emily was born Oct. 24, 1943 in Lockney, Texas to Foy and Paulene Beene. She was raised in Roby most of her childhood, where her father was a cotton farmer, graduating from Roby High School. She was a past member of First Baptist Church in Roby.
Emily worked for the Meadows Foundation in Dallas for over 30 years, retiring as executive vice president.
Emily was survived by one son, Michael Jones of Roby and his father, David Jones of Idabelle, Okla. She was also survived by three grandchildren, Christina Jones of Garland, James Jones of Roby and John Jones of Roby; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Susan Childs of Arlington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, James Beene; and one sister, Janiece Mackey.