Deacon George F. Jones Sr.

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Deacon George F. Jones Sr. age 76 of Cottonwood, AL passed away Wednesday, August 5th at the Southeast Health Medical Center in Dothan, AL.

A Graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Cemetery located at 1499 Dyras Road Cottonwood, AL, with Reverend’s Thomas Dawsey, Sr., Norris Danzey, Minister Eddie Jones, and Apostle Collis Jones, Sr. officiating with McKinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton, FL directing.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday August 11th at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

George Freeman Jones, Sr. was the fifth of ten children born to the late Freeman and Catherine Jones on August 25, 1943 in Madrid, AL.

He was converted at an early age and joined Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Cottonwood, AL where he served as a deacon.

He was joined in holy matrimony to Nellie B. Sanders on October, 8, 1966.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Nellie B. Jones, parents: Freeman and Catherine Jones, sister: Glaydes Jones, and brother: Alfred Jones.

He leaves to cherished loving memories with, his children: Toretha (Chris) Jackson of Ozark, AL, George (Lakeysha) Jones, Jr. and Eric Jones both of Dothan, AL, Lacrecia (DeMarcus) Williams of Cottonwood, AL, Ravon Jones of Dothan, AL, April (Thesis) Easterling of Jacksonville, FL, Greg (Adrian) Rich of Atlanta, GA; siblings: Collis (Annie Lee) Jones of Cottonwood, AL, Emma Jones, Annie (Billy) Barnes and Linda Truitt all of Cottonwood, AL, Hattie Mae Pullins of Dothan, AL and Mary Jo Smith of Mulberry, FL, special granddaughter: Tiffany Jones of Dothan, AL; special nephews: Scottie (Lisa) Truitt of Lakeland, FL, Danny (Andrea) Jones of Denver, CO and Douglas Jones of Cottonwood, AL; 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a host of other family members and beloved friends.

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