LONNIE J. COONES, 89, of Longview, TX, went to be
with the Lord on July 30, 2013, with entombment at
Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1923 in Vernon, TX, to Joseph
W. & Dolly Coones. Lonnie attended Ranger High School
in the Class of 1943 at Ranger, TX and was a veteran
of WWII serving in the Pacific. He married Ethel K.
Butcher (RHS-1944) in 1946.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years; one son; three
grandsons; and three great-grandchildren; four brothers:
Roy Coones, Gene Coones, Ed Coones and Don Coones as
well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in
death by his parents, one brother & three sisters. His
sisters were Marie Coones Davis, Ivadell Coones Woods
(RHS-1938), & Mary Coones McCoy (RHS-1937).