2010-12-16 / Front Page


William Henry Jones Jr., 97, of Dixons Mills died Dec. 13, 2010 at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden.
He was born Aug. 21, 1913 in Wayne, Ala. He was a World War II veteran. He was a member of the Wayne Baptist Church. He was a farmer.
Survivors include one son, Charles Alex "Bull" (Tonya) Jones, Dixons Mills; five daughters, Sharon J. (Mike) Norris, Melissa J. (Jack) Strickland, Barbara Jean (David) Sheffield, Rebecca J. (Mike) Sheffield, Gloria Glass (Wayne) Henson, all of Dixons Mills; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glendora Shumate Jones, a son, Julian Paul Glass, his father, William Henry Jones Sr., his mother, Martha Ella Norris Jones; five brothers, six sisters.
The service was Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Burial was in the Glass Family Cemetery in Dixons Mills.
Condolences may be made to www.obryantchapelfh.com. O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.
Active pallbearers were Julian Paul "Rusty" Glass Jr., Daniel Wayne Glass, James Thomas Glass, William Michael Norris, Joseph Ray Norris, Joshua Houston Norris, John Caleb Norris, Jesse Rial Norris, John Christian Freeman, Adam Wade Sheffield, William Waylon Westbrook, Cody Barret Sheffield and Torey Alex Jones.

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