Rev. Dearing Estes Jones of Conroe passed away quietly on Aug. 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife Zela, Sons: James Dearing, Dr. John and Jenny Jones, David and Tami Jones, Daughter: Robin and Kenneth Truelove; Grandchildren: Julie, Amy, John, Lauren, Jacob, Bethany, Patrick, Courtney, Kelsey; Great grandchildren: Lara, Louisa, Caroline and Kynslie; Brothers: Alston, John (wife: Barbara), Sister: Josie, Nieces: Sherri, Tamara, Rocky, Nephew: Steve and Zela's sister: Geraldine Ariano of Thornton, TX. Dearing was raised in Huntsville, TX where he was an avid athlete in High school football and track. He went on to play football for Sam Houston where he met Zela Dell Aman of Thornton, TX. After serving in the Korean War (USAF: MATS Atlantic: Iceland), Dearing earned his B.S., Master in Education (Sam Houston) and Master in Biblical Studies (Dallas Theological Seminary). Dearing served as an educator and pastor for many years. His last ministry consisted of a stretch of over 30 years at Thee Evergreen Church in San Jacinto County. In lieu of flowers any memorial offerings should be given to Thee Evergreen Church, P.O. Box 894, FM 150, Coldsprings, TX 77331. Graveside services will be held 10 AM Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Thornton Cemetery in Thornton, Texas with the Reverend John Davidhizar officiating. Following the graveside service the family will have a time for fellowship at the Central Baptist Church in Thornton. Come join the family to honor Christ through the life of Pastor Jones.
Monday, September 1st, 2014 10:00am, Thornton Cemetery