John Anderson “Jack” Jones


John Anderson “Jack” Jones, 78 of Empire, passed away Saturday March 16, 2019 at his home.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran; a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1205. He was a longtime guitar player and vocalist with the Southern Comfort Band.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane E. Jones; brothers, Michael O. “Mickey” Jones and Lewis Jones and his sister, Brenda Weeks.

Survivors include his common law wife and caregiver, Jenny Jones; son, Brian Jones and wife Patricia; daughters, Jacklyn Turner and Angel Murkerson; grandchildren, Jamey Warren, Larry Posten, Tammy Hogan, Christian Heaven, Michael Shane Delk, Faith Heaven and Isadora Murkerson; great grandchildren, Gage, Damon and Luke Posten; sister, Ellon Pike; brother, Danny Jones; nephew, Doug Pike and niece, Tammy McAlpine; several other relatives and many friends.

Cremation services are being provided. Any memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323