He was of the Baptist faith.
He was an employee of the Cleveland Daily Banner for 11 years.
He enjoyed coaching little league baseball, collecting movies, and listening to music. He will be forever remembered for his beautiful smile.
He was preceded in death by his father, Danny Jones; grandparents, Ciro and Iva Didona and Paul and Joann Higgins; an aunt, Barbara Jones; and a cousin, Casey Higgins.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his fiancée, Jessica Jones; his daughter, Kayleigh Jones; mother, Enola Gay Arehart; brother, Marcus Jones (Lana); nephew, Kyson Jones; niece, Kenley Jones; aunts and uncles include Sonny and Darlette Rayburn, Linda Chambers, Leroy and Linda Owens, Michael Owens and Jeff Owens, both from Georgia, Eddie and Bobbie Didona, Terry and Carol Dalton, Tony and Gena Evans; and several other cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.
The funeral is planned for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Samples Memorial Baptist Church, at 317 Samples Chapel Road S.E, Cleveland TN 37323 with the Rev. Mark Cameron officiating.
Interment will follow at Samples Chapel Baptist Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the church and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Michael and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals .com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family is honored to assist the Jones family with these arrangements.