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Evelene Manns Jones, American principal, minister. Recipient Outstanding Contribution award Delta Sigma Theta, 1989; named Teacher of the Year, Classroom Teachers Organization Fort Worth, 1977, one of Phenomenal Women in Category of Education, 1998, Distinguished Service award, 1975, Certified of Appreciation, A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Fort Worth, 1992.


Jones, Evelene Manns was born on April 14, 1930 in Henderson, Texas, United States. Daughter of Joe Lee and Ethel Bell (Sanders) Manns.


Bachelor of Science, North Texas State University, 1964. Master of Arts, North Texas State University, 1967. Mid-Management Certified, North Texas State University, 1976.

Diploma, Southern Bible Institute, Dallas, 1982.


Teacher, Fort Worth (Texas) Indiana School District, 1964-1970;program assistant, Fort Worth (Texas) Indiana School District, 1970-1982;assistant principal, Fort Worth (Texas) Indiana School District, 1982-1988;principal, Fort Worth (Texas) Indiana School District, since 1988;assessor of Assessment Center, Fort Worth (Texas) Indiana School District, 1992-1994.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairperson education committee City of Fort Worth, 1985-1991. Board directors Cultural District Board, Fort Worth, 1989-1992, Art Council, Fort Worth, 1989-1992. President National Women of Achievement, Fort Worth, 1991-1995, chaplain, 1989-1991, 94-95.

Block captain CHAOS Community Organization, Fort Worth, 1968-1990. Member National Education Association (life), International Reading Association, Black Chamber of Commerce, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Civil Rights award 1978), Texas Education Association (peer evaluator 1993-1996), Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, Fort Worth Administrators.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing.


Married Walter L. Jones, December 6, 1958. Children: Jessie Alvin Watkins, Leaon Watkins.

Joe Lee Manns

Ethel Bell (Sanders) Manns

Walter L. Jones

Jessie Alvin Watkins Jones

Leaon Watkins Jones