Odessa Venetta Hankins Jones, 74 years of age, passed away June 10, 2007 at her home in Odessa. She was born September 25, 1932 in Midland, Texas to parents David and Edna Hankins. She was a self-employed cleaning lady.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Edna and David Hankins, sister, Linda Emerson, brothers, Earl Hankins, Kater Hankins, Kenneth Hankins, Charles Hankins and Keith Hankins, beloved daughter, Sharon Jones and niece, Joyce Howsey. She is survived by her brother, Johnny Hankins, sister, Nelda Frie, daughter, Susan Boland, sons, Rickie Jones and David Jones, 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 4 special recognition.
Visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Martinez-Smith Funeral Chapels. Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 15, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Martinez-Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Mossbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Hankins Jr., Dawaine Hankins, Bobby Hankins, Curtis Boland, Terry Jones and Christopher Deeds.