Funeral services for Mr. Artie Lee Jones, 79, of Lafayette,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M.  on  Wednesday, January  14,
2009, at Alexander Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN.   Burial   will
follow in the Hayesville Cemetery in Macon County, TN.

The family will receive friends at Alexander Funeral Home on
Tuesday  from  1 P.M. – 9 P.M.,  and  Wednesday  from 11 A.
M. until time of services.

Mr. Jones  passed  away  on  Sunday,  January  11, 2009, at
Westmoreland Care and Rehab Center in Westmoreland, TN.
   
He was born February 10, 1929, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
the  late  
Willie  Andrew   and   Mamie  Stafford  Jones.  On
December 15, 1952, he was married to
Robbie Gentry Jones,
who survives.

He  was  a  farmer and a member of the Lafayette Church of
Christ. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was preceded in death by
1
Son:
 Ricky D. Jones;  1  Brother:  I.B. Jones;   and   1  Sister:
Peggy Helen Jones.

Survivors   include   his   
Wife:    Robbie   Gentry   Jones  of
Lafayette, TN;   
2   Sons:  Tom Jones and Tony Jones,  both of
Gainesboro, TN;
1 Granddaughter: Brandi (Brandon) Hartman
of  Lafayette,  TN;
  1  Great-Grandchild:   Lincoln Hartman;  1
Daughter-in-Law:  
Karen Long  and  her  husband, Randy,  of
Lafayette, TN;  
1  Brother:  Earl (Bonnie) Jones of Gainesboro,
TN;  and  
3 Sisters:  Wanda (Jimmy Ray) Kennedy of Franklin,
KY,  Patsy Moss of Carthage, TN,  and  Annette (Rod) Brown of
Gainesboro, TN.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and
friends also survive.

Jerry Mercer will officiate at the services.
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