The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 9, 2013

Charles Eugene Jones

Published 3-9-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Mass of Christian burial for Charles Eugene Jones, 68-year-old Enid, Okla., resident, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.

The Rev. Rajesh Mankenna will officiate and Rev. Larry Kowalski will concelebrate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Charles was born Oct. 17, 1944, in New Orleans, La., to Bernard G. and Margaret Marie (Roach) Jones and died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Clinton, Oklahoma Veteran’s Center.

Charles grew up on Esplanade Ave. in New Orleans and graduated from St. Rose DeLima Parochial School, Cor Jesu High School and then attended Louisiana State University, where he earned his B.A., B.S. and master’s degree.

He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, where he received the “Soldier of Quarter” and “ Soldier of the Year” awards. He was a military police officer, stationed in Hawaii.

On Jan. 12, 1980, he married Marcia Livaudais in Metairie, La. The couple made their home in Enid, where he was a claims representative for the Social Security Administration for many years.

He was a long-time member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. He enjoyed chess and lectoring at the church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Marcia of the home; daughter, Katherine Jones and boyfriend Chancelor Crum; brother, Alvin Jones and wife Pamela of New Orleans; brother-in-law, John R. Kattengell Jr., of New Orleans; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Margaret Jones Kattengell; brother, Bernard G. Jones Jr.; brother-in-law, Frank B. Livaudais III; and his wife’s parents, Mary and Frank Livaudais Jr.

Memorials may be made to the SPCA through the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.enidwecare.com.

(Submitted by family)