James Edward Jones, Sr., 90, of Austin, TX, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 8, in Austin. He joins his late wife of 51 years, Elouise B. Jones who passed away in 1996. The son of the late Oliver and Amanda Jones, had been a resident of Henderson County and Travis County, TX. He was member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church. Mr. Jones lived his life to the fullest and is fondly remembered for being a tremendous spiritual anchor for his family. He is survived by his son, Eddie Jones and his wife Holli of Austin, TX; daughter Tammy Jones of Hendersonville; five grandchildren Steven and Kristen Foster, Ryan, Natalie and Zachary Jones and three great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Aiden and Tyler Foster. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, October 13, at Shepherd Memorial Park. Rev. Wally Shamburger will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, 639 Maple St, Hendersonville, NC 28792.