Funeral services for Mr. Ben Hooper Jones, 91, of the
Flynns Lick community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday, April 20, at Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends Monday from 7 – 9 P.M., Tuesday
from 10 A.M. – 9 P.M. and Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time
of services at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones passed away on Monday, April 18, 2005, at his
He was born September 9, 1913, in Jackson County to the late
Herman and Para Lee Allen Jones. On January 31, 1932, he
was married to Anna Ruth Brown Jones, who passed away
on February 2, 1989.
Mr. Jones was a farmer and former custodian at Fox Middle
School. He was a member of the Flynns Creek Church of
Christ, where he served as an elder and song leader for over
He was preceded in death by his wife: Anna Ruth Brown
Jones; his parents: Herman and Para Lee Allen Jones; 4
Sons: Infant Son, Houston Jones, Charles Edward Jones,
and Kelley Jones; 1 Daughter: Maudine Gore; 1 Grandchild:
Angela Jones; 3 Brothers: Lewis, John, and Mack Jones; 2
Sisters: Sally Eudell Godsey and Alsie Carter; and 1 Son-in-
Law: Baugh Dennis.
Survivors include 3 Sons and 5 Daughters-in-Law: Troy and
Ruth Jones, Hubert and Mary Nell Jones, Larry and
Katherine Jones, Rosa Jones Gore, and Dorothy Jones,
all of Gainesboro; 2 Daughters and 1 Son-in-Law: Mildred
Dennis of Gainesboro, and Pauline and Lillard Holland of
Pleasant Shade, TN; and 1 Brother: Charlie Jones of Signal
Mountain, TN. 17 Grandchildren, 24 Great-Grandchildren, and
4 Great-Great Grandchildren also survive.
Bro. Paul Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the
Memorial donations may be made to Lazarus House Hospice by
contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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