James Thomas Mooney, 101, left this earth to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Arrangements are under the direction of the Madisonville Funeral Home. The viewing service …
James Thomas Mooney, 101, left this earth to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Arrangements are under the direction of the Madisonville Funeral Home. The viewing service will be held at Madisonville Funeral Home Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. Joshua Schwarz will officiate. Jim will be laid to rest at the Madisonville Cemetery following the service.
Mr. Mooney was born February 14, 1918, in New Orleans, LA to James T. (Sr.) and Ann Mooney, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Helen, his older brother Vincent, and his younger sister, Ann. The family lived in Mobile, AL, Utica, NY, and Waxahachie, TX before settling in Houston. Jim graduated from Reagan Senior High. After serving in World War II in the Army Air Corp, Jim married Helen Alfred of Madisonville. After a career in telecommunications, Jim and Helen retired in Madisonville and were long time members of the First Baptist Church. He worked for over 20 years at Wal-Mart, until age 95.
Jim is survived by two sons and their wives, David and Sandra Mooney and Gary and Kathy Mooney. Also surviving are grandchildren Jess and Jessica Mooney, William and Bailey Mooney, Austin and Katie Mooney and Holly and Jeff Cyran. Jim’s eight great-grandchildren are Savannah, Hayes, Cullen, Samuel, Kenton, Conner, Elliott, and Jake.
Pallbearers: David Mooney, Gary Mooney, Will Mooney, Jess Mooney, Austin Mooney, Tommy Parker