Mr. Jones was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Talbort County, son of the late Saxon Jones and Maggie Oneal Jones. He was a Magistrate Judge of Bartow County, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Cartersville First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Jones, on May 9, 2010.
Survivors include his children, Robert Saxon Jones and wife, Lana Highfield Jones, and John Ryan Jones and wife, Julia Johnson Jones; grandchildren, Bennett Ryan Jones, Margaret Grey Jones and Owen Robert Jones also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 3, at 6 p.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Morton officiating. Interment will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, at 1 p.m. at Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery in Rutledge, Tenn., with the Rev. Stacy Lawson officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service and from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Pallbearers include Robert S. Jones, John R. Jones, Roger Day, George Nhart, Anthony Minnich and Donny Williams.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Cartersville First Baptist Church or to the Gideons.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, has charge of the funeral arrangements.