The family received friends on Tueday, May 21, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held today, May 22, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Union Chapel Cemetery. Mark Kimbrell will officiate, Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Jones; brothers, Aaron Jones, Paul Jones, Aubrey Jones, Edward Jones and James Jones Jr.; sisters, Faye Roberts, Mildred Green, Thilma Gravlee, Pauline King, Barbara Ann Jones and Ima King; father, James Nuel Jones; and mother, Bertha Jones.
He is survived by his stepdaughters, Debbie Gatano, Beth Dobich and Laura Lawson; special daughter, Ramona Meadows; sons, Howard Allen Jones Jr. and James Heath Jones; sister, Mary Sexton; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be: Jason Jones, Jeremy Jones, Maxwell Lewis, Casey Tidwell, Steven Morgan and Justin Morgan.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571