Carl Ray Jones

Carl Ray Jones

Memorial services for Carl Ray Jones, 29, of Turnhout, Belgium, formerly of Copperas Cove, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gatesville. A memorial gathering will be from 8 to 10 a.m. today at the church. Burial will follow at a later date.

Mr. Jones died June 7, 2017. He was born on Easter Sunday, April 3, 1988, at Fort Hood to F. Wendell and Kathy C. Jones.

He grew up in Copperas Cove and graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 2007. He served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Belgium/Netherlands. He returned to Belgium and started his family.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fredrick P. and Mary M. Jones and Carl Ray and Mary J. Christensen; and uncle, Harold C. Jones.

Survivors include his daughter, Bliss Jones; sons, Ihme, Iestyn and Finnian Jones; parents, F. Wendell and Kathy C. Jones of Gatesville; eight siblings, Katrina Reay and her husband, Jeremy of Slidel, Mary Minshew and her husband, Mark, of Gatesville, Rachel Jones of Gatesville, Susannah Butikofer and her husband, Jessie, of Mountain Home, Idaho, Parley P. Jones and his wife, Anna, of Schertz, Fredrick W. Jones and his wife, Kirsten of American Fork, Utah, David W. Jones and his wife, Ashley, of Yucca Valley, California, and Grant O. Jones and his fiancee, Kylie of Lehi, Utah; 17 nieces and nephews, 14 uncles and aunts; and many cousins.

In lieu of flowers, go make memories with your family.

Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville is in charge of arrangements.

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