Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, April 23, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Ronald Sanders Sr. will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Edward Jones Sr.; mother, Thelma Lee Johnson Jones; grandson, Devin Paul Jones; sister, Shirley Ann Vernazza; and brothers, John Edward Jones Jr. and Emmet Cary Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Davis Jones of Jasper; daughter, Amanda Lynn Jones Farr; sons, Richard Paul Jones Jr. (Jimmie), John Adam Jones (Angela), Mark Edward Jones (Jackie) and Brandon Christopher Jones (Emily); sister, Karen Jones Boshel (Jim); brother, William “Bill” Jones (Rita); 20 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Jones, Mark Jones, John Adam Jones, Glen Edward Jones, Gene Owens and Timmy Jackson.