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David Lloyd Jones

Submitted by Karen Gregory

David Lloyd Jones (1922-2007) was born in Newport Mon, Wales, but came to American through Ellis Island at 12 months old. His parents were Bert and Florence Jones. He lived in North Carolina and Texas before his father came to Oklahoma to be a preacher in Idabel. He married Barbara Anne Bettis in 1942 in Joplin, Missouri, and together they had 3 children and later were blessed with 2 wonderful grandchildren. Together they built a very successful business that lasted 40 years. The greatest joy for him throughout his life was his family and friends. Many hours were spent at the lake on the "why not" and following OU football through the decades. Also, he was very proud to be a naturalized citizen of the United States and loved being an Oklahoman.

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