Funeral services for Mr. Nesbert “Pete” Jones, 83, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, April
6, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona, Mississippi. Burial
will follow in the Hayes Creek Cemetery in Mississippi.
He passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Mabry Health
Care Center in Gainesboro, TN.
He was born February 10, 1929, in Duck Hill, Mississippi, to
the late Carl Jones and Maureen Crim Jones. On December
22, 1966, he was married to Marjorie Jones, who survives. He
was retired from the United States Navy, and from Heat Craft in
Greenada, Mississippi. He was raised a Methodist, and served
in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and the Vietnam Era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Grandchildren: Kevin Michael Wright and Joshua L. Wright;
and 5 Brothers.
Survivors include his Wife: Marjorie Jones of Gainesboro,
TN; 2 Sons: Stanley D. Wright of Senatobia, Mississippi, and
Kevin M. Wright of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Juanita
Jones Hardin of Celina, TN, and Cassandra Wright Pangan of
Honolulu, Hawaii; 5 Grandchildren: Cory Hardin, Christina
Hardin, Audrey Wright, Neal Wright, and Brandon Pangan; 1
Great-Grandchild: Parker Wright; 1 Brother: Millard Jones;
and 2 Sisters: Lena Jeffcoat and Lamell Henley.
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