Funeral services for Willie Fred Jones, 78, of Edgewood, are scheduled for 2:00pm, Friday, July 24, 2009, at New Journey Church in Edgewood with Bro. Earl Akins officiating. Burial will follow at Small Cemetery under the direction of Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Willie Fred passed away July 22, 2009, in Tyler. Willie Fred Jones was born February 27, 1931, in Edgewood, to the late William Fredrick and Clara Mae Orsborn Jones. Having been a lifelong resident of Edgewood, he graduated from Edgewood High School. On January 25, 1990, in Zapata, TX, Willie Fred married Maria Belmares. They lived in Edgewood where he was a farmer, rancher and local businessman. Willie Fred was member of Church of God and a lifetime member of Thousand Trails Resort. Along with his parents, Willie Fred is also preceded in death by his son, Doug Jones. He is survived by his wife, Marie Jones of Edgewood; sons, Bill Jones of Edgewood and Mike Jones and wife, Kim of Fate; daughter, Peggy Bickel and husband, Anthony of Edgewood; brother, Robert Gaylon Jones and wife, Marguerite of Ruthven, Iowa; sisters, Martha LaPrade and husband, J.D. and Clair Cobern and husband, Dale all of Grand Saline; grandchildren, Terry Hunter, Jr., Brad Jones, Jeffery Jones, Will Jones, Angie Cordel, Kristin Spizzirri and Jamie Rogers; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday evening, July 23, 2009, from 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home in Edgewood.