2018-08-09 / Obituaries

Harold Jones

Funeral services for Harold “Boot” Jones, 90, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Margaret’s Grove Baptist Church in Crawfordville, Georgia, with Rev. Albert Stroup officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. He died Saturday, July 28, 2018.

Mr. Jones was the husband of the late Gwendolyn Wheeler Jones and the son of the late Reuben Henry and Willie Jordan Jones. He was a native of Taliaferro County and served his country in the United States Army spending a year and six months in Japan. He was a retired truck driver from Spector Freight Line and a member of the Teamsters Local #509. Mr. Jones was a faithful member of Margaret’s Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his son, Ronald Harold “Ronnie” Jones (Janet) of Graniteville, S.C.; two grandchildren, Ronald Harold “Ron” Jones Jr. (Cecilia Beaufort), and Kelli Jones Walker (Tyrone); five great-grandchildren, Ron Jones III, Emma Elizabeth Jones, Lily Anna Jones, Alexis Dora Walker and Layla Nicole Walker; two sisters, Hazel (Jack) Bentley of Sparta, Georgia, and Helen Taylor of Jackson, Georgia; a brother, Walter Jones of White Plains, Georgia; a sister-in-law, Wilma Jones of Crawfordville; a brother-in-law, Jack (Jane) Wheeler of Elberton; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Gholston “Bay” Jones.

Serving as pallbearers were Stan Jackson, Herbert Rhodes, Cliff Swygert, Joey Rhodes, Chris Adams, and Chris Wheeler. Randy Taylor was an honorary pallbearer.

Callaway Funeral Home of Union Point, Georgia, was in charge of arrangements.

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