Jerry Dale Jones, age 50, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at his residence. He was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Elmer Jack and Barbara Ruth Vanover Jones. Mr. Jones was a heavy Equipment Operator during his working career. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, family and friends.
Mr. Jerry Jones has left behind to cherish his memories:
Brothers: Terry Jones and his wife Mary Elizabeth of Erwin
Russell Jones and his wife Alycia of Clinton, MS
Sister: Sharon Harrison of Unicoi
Donna Kaye Jones of Erwin
Amy Beth Jones of Erwin
Several Nieces and Nephew: Daniel and Jordan Jones, Will Laws, Austin Beals, Ashley Poole, Hannah Harrison, Emma Jones
Great Niece: Tiffany Boyd, Sydney Compton and Laura Grace Poole
Great Nephew: Jackson Laws
Step Mother: Teresa Jones of Erwin
Special faithful Aunts and Uncles and many loving Cousins.
Special Friends: Jill McKinney and Johnny Lewis, staff and crew of Armstrong Construction Co.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Jerry Dale Jones in a funeral service to begin at 7:00PM on Thursday, January 14, 2016 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Reverend Dallas Gregg and Reverend Jacob Cochran officiating. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00PM Thursday and continue until service time on Thursday at Valley and other times at the home of Eddie Lee and Janet Byrd, Unicoi, TN. A committal service will be held on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10:00AM at Guinn Cemetery in Carter County. Those attending will meet at Guinn Cemetery by 9:50 AM. Active pallbearers will be Allen Sams, Harold Jones, Jerry Byrd, William Laws, Tim Bowman, and Tom Bowman.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 502 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601: 423-926-2921; 1-800-227-2345.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Jerry Jones through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.