From the "Stillwater Gazette" newspaper, Stillwater, OK, Friday, July 26, 1935, page 6, col 1 [poor copy with missing items denoted by blanks]---
"James William Jones
James William Jones, 82, died at his home in Au_r_y township, near Morrison, Okla., July 18, 1935.Funeral services were held at the Strode Funeral home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. C.F. Gwinup of Morrison officiating.Burial was in Fairlawn Cemetery.
James William Jones was born near Aledo in Mercer county, Illinois, March 30, 1853.He was married to Minnie C. Galliher near Leon, in Butler county Kansas, March 21, 1875.Ten children were born to them, four of them preceding the father in death.
The Jones family came to Oklahoma from Kansas in November 1891.They settled three miles south of Ripley on Brush creek where they lived for eleven years.They then moved to Stillwater where they lived for sixteen years, when they moved to a farm three miles east of Stillwater.In 1924 they moved to Morrison, and have lived there since.
Mr. Jones was one of nine children and was the last of his family.His last brother, John C. Jones, died on March 18, 1935.
Survivors are Mrs. Jones, six children, Camp A. Jones, Tulsa; Mrs. _____ Slack, Watchorn; Mrs. Glenn King, Morrison; Mrs. Donna McClurg, Watchorn; Mrs. Eva Kent, Matlow, and Chauncey Jones, Tulsa; thirty-two grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren."
From the "Stillwater News-Press" newspaper, Stillwater, OK, Friday, July 27, 1945, page 3, col. 1---
"Rites Saturday For Mrs. Jones
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie C. Jones, 87, pioneer Payne county woman who died Thursday in an Oklahoma City hospital, will be held at Strode Funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.Miss Effie Cantrell will conduct the services and burial will be in the Fairlawn cemetery.
Mrs. Jones was born Sept. 24, 1857, at Aledo, Ill., the daughter of W.T. and Elizabeth Galliher.She went with her parents at the age of 2 to Emporia, Kas.She was married to James W. Jones at Leon, Kas., March 21, 1875, and they lived in Kansas until 1891.They came to Oklahoma in 1891 to settle a claim south of Ripley at the opening of the Sac and Fox country.They moved to Stillwater in 1902 and to Morrison in 1925 and made that their home.Her husband died July 18, 1935.
Survivors include two sons, Camp A. Jones and Chauncey Jones both of Tulsa; four daughters, Mrs. Carrie Slack of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Eva Kent of Marlow and Mrs. Glenn King and Mrs. Donna McClung both of Morrison; 34 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren."