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Maria Azucena Jones, American school superintendent. Certified teacher, supervisor, administrator, superintendent, Mississippi.


Jones, Maria Azucena was born on December 22, 1938 in Robstown, Texas, United States. Daughter of Ben and Delphine (Salinas) Garza.


Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Industrial University, 1961. Master of Science, Texas Agricultural and Industrial University, 1964. Specialist in Administrative Education, Mississippi State University, 1981.


Teacher/supervisor, Corpus Christi (Texas) Indiana School District, 1961-1973; teacher/supervisor, Madison County (Mississippi) Schools, 1973-1980; assistant principal, federal programs coordinator, Madison County (Mississippi) Schools, 1980-1991; elementary principal, Madison County (Mississippi) Schools, 1991-1995; superintendent schools, Madison County (Mississippi) Schools, Canton, since 1995.


  • Certified teacher, supervisor, administrator, superintendent, Mississippi.


Christians should engage the culture through discipleship within the churches and through participation in the democratic public policy and political process in order to help fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible and expressed in the Baptist Faith to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Advisory board Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, since 1992, Holmes Junior Community College, Goodman, Mississippi, since 1996. Chairman education committee Madison County Republican Women, since 1995. Member Mississippi representative Women, Jackson, since 1995, Mississippi Republican Party, since 1980.

President Flora (Mississippi) Women's Club, 1984-1987. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association of University Women, National School Administrators Association, National School Board Association, International Reading Association, Madison County Chamber of C. (advisory board Leadership Madison County 1992-1995), Madison City Chamber of Commerce (advisory board 1995-1996), Madison-Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce, Rotary (ambassador of education 1994).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking, walking.


Married Servando Wilson Laurel, August 10, 1958 (divorced March 1070). Children: Robert Charles, Hector Omar. Married William B. Jones, August 4, 1972.

Ben Garza

Delphine (Salinas) Garza

Servando Wilson Laurel

William B. Jones

Robert Charles Jones

Hector Omar Jones