Funeral service for Dwain Jones of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 in the First Assembly of God Church.
Dwain Jones was in the ministry for 55 years. He dedicated his life to preaching the gospel, serving others, raising funds for missions, orphanages, hospitals, feeding centers, and children with cleft palate. He served as the Light for the Lost National Director at the Headquarters in Springfield, MO for 8 ½ years. He was also the National Men's Director. He loved being a part of the Chickasha community and was a member of the Rotary Club. He pastored churches in Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. He was the Pastor at First Assembly of God in Chickasha from 1984-1992. In 1992, God opened the door for missions where he spent the rest of his life raising funds for missions.
In Bangladesh, he helped start 5 churches, and now there are 600. He raised money to build a beautiful Bible School in Bangladesh and also churches, schools, and an orphanage. He raised funds to build a Bible School in Laos, Belgium, Ethiopia, and Kenya, Africa. Also, Bible Schools in Tonga, Fiji Island, Africa, Sri Lanka, Romania, Vietnam, Mexico, and South America. In Calcutta, India money was raised to repair the hospital. In 2015, over one million seventy five thousand came through the hospital and clinics. Each person was ministered to and told about Jesus. Because of the generosity, faithfulness, and support of people in the United States, and all around the world, Dwain Jones was instrumental in raising over one hundred seventy five million dollars for missions.
The family would like to thank all the people who have given, prayed, and supported his ministry throughout the years. Dwain Jones would say to each of you - "Thank You for Giving to the Lord!"
Survivors include wife Jeanne Jones of Chickasha; son Stephen Jones and wife Cheryl of Chickasha; daughter Tami Riker of Chickasha; granddaughter Keesha and husband Roy Williams of Chickasha; granddaughter Amanda Rodriguez of Chickasha; granddaughter Marcqui and husband Mike Parham of Chickasha; granddaughter Demi Riker of Elk City; grandson Chad Robnett of Chickasha; brother Glyn and wife Paula Jones of Greenville, TX; brother Kenneth and wife Jane Jones of Athens, TX; ten great grandchildren.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
Published on December 2, 2016