The Woodward News

Obituaries

February 6, 2013

Lannon Theodore Jones

Woodward, Okla. — Lannon Theodore Jones was born on November 14, 1939 in Orange County, California to Henry Theodore (Shorty) Jones and Ula Mae (Boatman) Jones.  He passed from this life on February 2, 2013 at the age of 73.

The family moved to Camargo, Oklahoma in 1944 where Lanny attended Camargo Public Schools. Lanny graduated in 1958. He enlisted in the United States Army Reserve and was honorably discharged in November of 1964. Lanny went on wheat harvest in North Dakota where he met Wanda Heinitz. The couple married on August 8, 1965 in Carrington, North Dakota. This union was blessed with two children, Trina Jane and Tracy Douglas. They lived in Vici, Camargo, and Mooreland where they raised their family. Lanny worked for MKO Bridge Gang (Katy Railroad), Leo Smith Filling Station, as a tool pusher in the oilfield and as a salesman for E & H Transfer.

Lanny lived with his son in Mooreland until October 2012 when he moved to the Vici Nursing Home. He enjoyed his time there and was loved by everyone. Lanny loved spending time with his children. His favorite pastime was going to the lake with his family to fish and camp and he enjoyed hunting with his son. The greatest joy of his life was his grandson Trey. He always picked Trey up from school to buy him a slushie and snack. They would drive the country roads together.

Lanny attended the Camargo Christian Church where he was baptized and also the Mooreland United Methodist Church with his family.

Lanny was preceded in death by his father, Henry Theodore (Shorty) Jones and mother,  Ula Evans, sister, Latricia Phillips, brother Perry Jones, uncle Orvie Boatman, and grandparents Bird and Maude Jones. He is survived by his children Trina Hutchison and her husband David of Mooreland, OK; son Tracy Jones of Mooreland, OK; grandson Trey Hutchison of Mooreland, OK; sisters Shirley Miller and husband Pete of Morris, Oklahoma and Jan Smart and husband John of Seiling, OK; sister-in-law Jean Jones of Gore, OK; other family and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday February 6, 2013 at the First Christian Church Camargo, Oklahoma with interment following in Camargo Cemetery, Camargo, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family and Memorial Tribute viewed at shawfuneralhome.net

 

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