The memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Shelton Temple Church of God in Christ, 232 5th Avenue, Buena Vista, Georgia, where Elder Charlie Kelley is pastor. Elder Arthur Franklin will officiate.
Mr. Jones was born April 5, 1941 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late James Howard Jones and Inez Ingram Jones Dotson. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County. In 1961, he was united in holy matrimony to the former Elizabeth Green. Their union was blessed with four children. One daughter, Lori Ann, preceded him in death. After many years of dedicated services, he retired from Marion County Public Works Department as a truck driver.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 51 years, Elizabeth Green Jones, Buena Vista, Georgia; three children, Carol Ford (Tony), Mary Louise jones, and John Howard Jones, Jr. (Silva Ghant), all of Buena Vista, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Latashia Wright, Talika Wright, Kendra Wright, Bobby Wright, Jr. (Akeisha Ghant), Anisha Jones, Gregory Jones, Quantivious Jones, and Garricas Jones, all of Buena Vista, Georgia; 18 great grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Essie Franklin, Jessie Franklin (Joyce), Elder Arthur Franklin, Edward Green, and Ulysses Franklin, all of Buena Vista, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephew, other relatives, and friends.
Veola H. Thomas(Friday, June 14 13 08:01 pm EDT)
My prayers goes up for the family. May the Lord comfort all the family in this time or sorrow. Veola H. Thomas.