Billy Frank Jones died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, in Okmulgee. He was 70.

Mr. Jones was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Miam to David Wilbert and Nathailyia Lorraine (Brumback) Jones.

He owned and operated a wholesale nursery for many years.

He married Bessie May Coulson on July 2, 1956, in Miami. She survives, of the home.

Additional survivors include his children, Billy Eugene Jones of Okmulgee, David Wayne Jones and wife Theresa of Harrison, Ark., Charles Dale Jones and wife Amanda of Catoosa, Kenneth Earl Jones and wife Fran of Inola, Brenda Kay Hamon of Okmulgee, Franetta Jean Bryan and husband Richard of Haskell, Claude Raymond Jones and wife Sandy of Inola, Frankie Lynn Daughtry and husband Mike of Angier, N.C., and Wilbert Gene Jones and wife Carrie of Inola; siblings, Davetta Cox of Fairland, Wilbert Dale Jones and wife Prudy of Claremore, Virginia Pearl Jones of Miami, Ida Claudette Godsey and husband Bill of Fairland, 30 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two children, Linda May Replogle and Nathan Leon Jones, and one brother David Lee Jones.

Services were 2 p.m. Friday at Ottawa Indian Baptist Church in Miami. Burial was in Ottawa Indian Baptist Cemetery in Miami.

Arrangements are under the direction of Kennedy-Amis-Kennard Funeral Service of Broken Arrow. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, 2227 E. Skelly Dr., Tulsa, OK 74105.