Mr. Thomas Walter Jones, Jr., age 89, of Rome, passed away Tuesday evening, July 11, 2017, at his assisted living residence.
Mr. Jones was born in Floyd County, GA on July 2, 1928, son of the late Thomas Walter Jones, Sr. and the late Annie Dee Barnes Jones. He was also preceded in death by his son, Jerry William Jones, and by several siblings. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Jones was employed with General Electric here in Rome for many years. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, the former Margaret Inez Henry, to whom he was married on August 26, 1948; a daughter, Julia Jones Bennett, and her husband, David, Silver Creek; a son, James M. Jones, and his wife, Phyllis, Tavares, FL; a brother, Michael Jones, The Villages, FL; 3 grandchildren, Nathan Bennett, Rome, Amber Dockery, and her husband, Brian, Silver Creek, and Melissa Jones, and her husband, Mike, Rome; 2 great grandchildren, Kylie and Madison Dockery, Silver Creek; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 11am at the graveside in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. His son-in-law, Bro. David Bennett, will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from 5 until 7pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.