Stephen Anthony Jones affectionately known as “Steve” was born on January 21, 1958 in Mineola, Texas, and attended Mineola High school. After graduation he joined Union Pacific Railroad as a brakeman. He later joined Corrugated Services/Smurfit Kappa in Forney, Texas in 1984, where he remained until his death. Steve lived a full and exciting life which was full of laughter, accomplishments, and abundant love.
Steve was born to Anderson and Shadie (Bell) Jones. Those preceding Steve in death include his mother, Shadie Jones, his father Anderson Jones, sister Rose Ann Johnson and brother Matthew Johnson.
Everyone who knew Steve knew that he loved all of his family, loved to travel, enjoyed fishing, was a master tomahawk steak grill, and was a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan, just to name a few of his favorite things!
Left to cherish Steve’s memory include his beloved wife, Sheba Jones; sons, Blake Jones(Charlisa), Eddie Onyango (Leah); daughter, Destiny Jones (Octaveon), KaLinda Jones; Sisters, Portia Jones, Hope Brinkley, Johana Jones, Cathleen Spurlock, Suzan Johnson, and Sally Rojas; Brothers: Grayling Jones, Christopher Johnson, Bradley Jones; brother-in-laws, Carlist Brinkley and Toby Spurlock; stepfather, Wilford Jones; grand-daughters, Taliyah Jones, Zawadi Onyango, Ta’Jza Montgomery, and Da’Jza Montgomery; Aunt: Alestine Thompson, and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family and dear friends.