LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Jones, 83, of Lebanon.
A US Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Jones died Sunday Oct. 10, 2010 in the Lebanon Health and Rehab Center.
The son of the late Walter Lester & Lola Nellie Mai Hight Jones, he was a member of Rocky Valley Baptist Church. A carpenter for 29 years with J.W. Vanhook Construction, he was an avid gardener and beekeeper.
Services were conducted by Brother W.L. Baker. Interment followed at the Fairview Cemetery in Norene Community.
Survivors include: children Pat Reed, Gwen (Darlene) Jones, David (Lisa) Jones and Mark (Donna) Jones.
Also surviving are siblings Raymond D. Jones and Wilma Marie( Floyd) Short; grandchildren Jason (Kristy) LeCornu, Brian Reed, Chris (Christen) Jones, Celeste (Chris) Bowker, Eric Jones, Stacey (Jason) Morse, Joshua Jones and Jessica Jones; great grandchildren Timothy and Riley Reed, Allison Bowker and Jaxon Jones.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Estelle Whited Jones; sister Dorothy Faye Jones; sons-in-law Lee LeCornu and Tim Reed.
Active pallbearers: Terry Short, Chris Jones, Jason LeCornu, Brian Reed, Eric Jones, Josh Jones and Floyd Short. Honorary: will be friends.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Jones’ memory to the Rocky Valley Baptist Church Building Fund, 5745 Old Murfreesboro Road, Lebanon, 37090.
Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel, Lebanon.