He was born April 2, 1956, in Greenville, Ky., to the late Odell and Dolly King Jones. He was a press operator in metal parts and a construction worker. He was a Baptist by faith.
He was preceded in death by: three brothers, Thomas Jones, Donald Jones and Wilford Jones; and two sisters, Frances Wood and Valetha Piper.
Survivors include: his wife, Glenna Wilson Jones of Mountain City; a daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Tony Sargent of Cleveland; a son, Logan Jeff Rogers of Toccoa; four brothers, Leroy Jones, of Greenville, Mich., Bobby Jones of Round Rock, Texas, Roger Jones of Beaver Dam, Ky., and Harold Jones of Central City, Ky.; four sisters, Linda Pennock of Beaver Dam, Pearl Frizell of Hartford, Ky., Mildred Gephart of Mountain City, Tenn., and Shirley Logan of Houston; two grandchildren, Jessica Wade and Breanna Sargent; several nephews, nieces and cousins; his two best friends, Jerry Love and Charlie Roberts; and his beloved dog, Chocolate.
Funeral services were held Friday at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Hugh Walden officiating. Burial followed at Taylor’s Chapel Cemetery on Black Rock Mountain.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Nov. 10, 2011