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Corey Heath Jones

August 23, 1972 – August 7, 2019

Corey Heath Jones, age 46, of Jonesboro, passed away August 7, 2019, due to complications from a recent illness.

Services were held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial followed at Jonesboro Cemetery.

Corey was born Aug. 23, 1972, in Waco, to Oscar and Phillis White Jones. Corey graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1991. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and getting together with family and friends to play 42 or Acey-Deucey. He lived all his life in Jonesboro. Corey was an avid Cowboys fan. He worked for waste management for 12 years and was most recently employed by the City of Gatesville for the last nine years.

He was preceded in death by brothers; Vernon Jones and Glen White.

Corey is survived by his parents; Oscar and Phillis Jones; brother; Noble Jones; nephew; Joshua Jones and wife, Kara; great nephew, Josh Jones; best friend and sister; Karen Mengelkamp; fiancee, Rose Mary Nelson; her children, Derek Nelson, Ty Nelson and Dakota Ashby; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

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