Funeral services for Bettye Delley Jones are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2017 12 Noon at True Vine Baptist Church with Rev. Errol Jones eulogist. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park under the direction of Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Jones was born to Rev. Josephus Delley and Alma Vaughn Delley February 9, 1941. She attended local schools in Tyler and was a graduate of Emmett Scott High School class of 1957. She furthered her education by attending Fisk University Nashville, Tennessee and North Texas State University. She majored in music with a concentration in piano and organ.
She began her music career at the age of five and took her first position at the age of twelve with True Light Baptist Church. Her musical talent was well known in North Texas and the Tyler Area.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother.
She leaves to cherish her memory two loving sons Rev. Errol S. Jones of Tyler and Alford Hudspeth Ft. Worth. Step daughters, Mischelle Montgomery, Sandra Jones, Samiyah Darden and April Hobbs. Ten grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren. A host of neices, nephews, cousins and other lifelong friends.
Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors
302 N Ross St
Tyler, TX 75702
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 10, 2017