Tommy C. Jones, Sr.

March 13, 1942 - February 4, 2021

Tommy C. Jones, Sr., 78, of Beaumont, died Thursday, February 4, 2021. He was born on March 13, 1942 in Hawkins, Texas to Glen and Claudene Jones. At the age of 5, he met his future wife Selwyn. They became high school sweethearts and married in 1962. They moved from New London, Texas to Beaumont, Texas on a full scholarship to play basketball at Lamar Tech. After four years of college, Tommy began a twenty-seven year career at White Tire Supply. He then hired on as a diesel mechanic to Heatly Equipment. He retired at the age of 60. From that day on, Tommy was determined to do what he wanted, when he wanted. That consisted of gardening, working in his shop, and repairing EVERYTHING for others.

Together Selwyn and Tommy enjoyed offshore fishing, gambling, traveling, and spending time with family- especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Selwyn Jones, of Beaumont; son, Tommy C. “T.C.” Jones, Jr., and his wife, Cheryl; daughter, Jannai McClelland and her husband, Mark, all of Beaumont; sister, Glenna Tryon, of Tyler; grandchildren, Garrett Jones and his wife, Bailey; Blake McClelland, and his wife, Danielle; Laken McClelland and her fiancé, Jordan Gonzalez; and Sydney Bean and her husband, Ryan, all of Beaumont; great-grandchildren, Leighton, Mazie and Millie McClelland, Maeven Gonzalez, and Walker Bean (July 2021;) and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

An outdoor memorial service for Mr. Jones will be at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Forest Park United Methodist Church, 225 South Major Drive, Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Forest Park United Methodist Church, 225 South Major Drive, Beaumont 77707, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030, or Salvation Army, P.O. Box 4857 Jackson, Mississippi 39296.

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  • 02/06/2021
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Beaver Cole

I extend my condolences to Selwyn and all of the Jones family, and certainly to Glenna & Pamela. Tommy was admired and respected by all at New London, Texas. Rest in Peace.

Angels Passmore Avery

Hugs and prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss. God Bless .

Matt and Karen Puckett

Our sincerest condolences and prayers for peace and comfort. Much love, Matt and Karen

Jeff Jagneaux

Have many memories of Coach Jones. He will be missed

Janis Underwood

Tommy was such a kind and good man! He was a part of our family for more than just the 58 years he and Selwyn were wed. He was part of our church family and our school family. Tommy will be missed!

Kristi Fuselier

Selwyn your heart will never beat the same. Hold on to your belief that one day you will see your sweet Tommy again. I love you and every Super Bowl Sunday I’ll think of you and Tommy. Prayers and hugs.

Charles Meyer

Condolences for you and your family Selwyn. Blessings for strength during your time of sorrow.

Susan Ingram

Tommy was a wonderful man and friend. We have so many beautiful memories of our times at West Brook, Super Bowl parties and a wonderful trip to New York. He was such a sweet, giving and caring man! He will be truly missed. Many prayers for his precious family. We love you all. Suzi and Terry

Dennis Sample

I am so sad. Tommy was a good friend. I am praying for Selwyn and the rest of the Jones’s

Lilli Phelan Bean

Many thoughts and prayers for Tommy's family. Much love.

Beverly Mathews

I am so sorry for your loss. I didn’t really know T C but he must have been a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather to have had such a good family raised by him and Selwyn. My prayers are with all of you.

Shane and Courtney Fraser

He was such a great man and mentor for so many young men growing up. We will be praying for the Jones family during this time of sorrow and celebration of Coach Jones’s life.

Billye, Charlotte & Tina (Barkley)

Tommy was a one of a kind. Please accept our sincerest condolences over his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Selwyn, TC, Jannai and all of his family.

Kathy Pence

My thoughts and prayers to Selwyn, T.C., Jannai and all of the family of the loss of this wonderful man. I met Tommy working at Heatley Equipment with him and T.C. and blessed to have his friendship in my life. Many wonderful memories of times spent. He will be missed! Loved him very much! Love to all of the family. Kathy Pence

jim ishee

R I P old friend we shared many memories , you will be missed bro,

Brenda Bobino

Our prayers and sympathy are with you all.

Diane Cannon

So sorry for the loss of Tommy! I feel your grief! God Bless You All!

Gage & Pat Barker

Selwyn, Jannai & Mark, Garrett & Bailey, we extend our sincere condolences to each of you and the Jones family for your loss. We pray you find peace and comfort in your many cherished memories of Tommy.

Sharon Abney

So sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace .

Paige Blake

I’m thinking of all of you during this difficult time.

Al and Terri Rabb

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Jones family, we both know how difficult this time is for everyone. Please know that we are always near to help in any way possible, love to you all, Al and Terri

Paulette Guinn Duncan

I loved watching the keepsake video. It was the same Tommy Jones and Selwyn Murphy Jones that I remember from London High School, New London, Texas. My prayers go to Selwyn and her sisters, Pam & Charlotte, and sister-in-law Glenna. May the Lord of all comfort be with you in your loss.

Wilhelmina Brown

Prayers for the Jones family. Sincerely Kellaye and Wilhelmina Brown

Tommy Reeves

He was a smart and well respected man with a big heart. I worked with Tommy at White Tire Supply for many years. He was a gifted technician with a large group of faithful clientele. He will be missed. Sorry we just found out about Tommy passing. Our heart and prayers goes out to his family. We wish you peace and comfort.