Obituary: George Russell Jones

Friday, June 3, 2011

George Russell Jones, 87, husband of the late Virgie Marie Jones, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at his home in Richmond, Ky.

He was a native of Brassfield, Ky., a carpenter at the Bluegrass Army Depot, WWII Army veteran and member of the Rosemont Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by four sons, Fred Ellis (Jane) Jones of Lewisburg, William "Bill" Carl (Pat) Jones, Russell Marion (Maudie Francis) Jones, and Garrett Wayne (Mary Kate) Jones; one daughter, Linda Gayle (Larry Hensley) Johnson; one sister, Mary Geneva Mobley; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and two sisters-in-law, Frankie Mae Jones and Juanita Jones.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Ky. with Rev. Leroy Vandenoever and Everette Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Chris Jones, George Jones, Clifford Johnson, Shane Johnson, Cecil Estes, and Sam Little.

Honorary pallbearers will be all of his nieces and nephews.

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