WHO WAS BOB JONES?
His name is on Southlake’s largest park, a road, and the city’s nature center and preserve. So who was he?
Born into slavery, Bob and his wife, Almeady Chisum Jones, overcame the challenges of a mixed-race heritage with integrity and hard work, earning the respect of all who knew them. Newly uncovered documents, pictures and family heirlooms give fresh insight into their story.