Ester Mae Jones
Funeral services for Ester Mae Jones, 85, of DeRidder, Louisiana will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church in DeRidder, Louisiana, with Rev. Keith W. Stevenson officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 until the time of service. Sis. Ester Mae was an avid gardener and she loved to cook. She was a nature lover and loved to collect the beauty of butterflies. She will truly be missed. Funeral services will be conducted under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Jones of Angleton, TX; two daughters, Glory Hickman of Houston, TX and Mary Washington of DeRidder, LA; one son, Devon Thomas of DeRidder, LA. She leaves behind to cherish her legacy, three sons, Charlie Hickman Jr., James Edward Hickman and Alan (Alice) Hickman all of DeRidder, LA; one daughter, Alphretta M. Johnson of Kirbyville, TX; three sisters, Cleotha Porter of Houston, TX, Hazel (Richard) North of Dallas, TX and Delores (Isaac) Thomas of DeRidder, LA; three brothers, David Husband Sr., Charles Husband of DeRidder, LA and James (Alice) Husband of DeQuincy, LA; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.