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,
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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