Friends and Brothers,

We wanted to share the news of the passing of Brother Matt Jones, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Below is an excerpt from and a link to the obituary from the “The Daily Sentinel” of Nacogdoches.

Matthew Kenneth Jones was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Sept. 21, 1967 and made the journey to his eternal home on June 29, 2007, following an eight-year battle with a Glioblastoma Multiforme 4. Matt passed away in the peace and comfort of his home in Nacogdoches, where he resided for the majority of his life. Matt enjoyed life immensely and maintained his enthusiasm and zest even throughout his lengthy battle…

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to M.D. Anderson, The American Cancer Society, or The Juvenile Diabetes Association, St. Jude’s, MS Association of Seattle.