He was preceded in death by his wife, Birdie Wallace Jones; parents, Jessie and Winnie Chambers Jones; brothers: Theodore and Leonard Jones; and two grandchildren.
He is survived by his children: Diane Keeler and husband, Roy, of Tennga, Ga., Jeffrey Jones and Duncan Jones, both of Benton, Tim Jones and wife, Mary, of Old Fort and Jessie Jones and wife, Nancy, of Benton; brothers: Bud Jones and wife, Irene, of Cleveland and Troy Jones and wife, Deannie, of Benton; sisters: Jearline Ellis and husband, Dee, of Cleveland, Susie Wilcox of Delano and Stella Floyd and husband, Donald, of Cleveland; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Revs. Charles Moore and Chad Maxwell officiating.
Interment will follow in Piney Grove Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Jones family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.