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Charles Berry Jones was born on October 8, 1932 and departed this life on Saturday, June 17, 2017 reaching the age of 84.
He was the son of the late Clarence and India Jones.
He was united in marriage to Eva Christine Hancock Jones on May 4, 1956. They were married for 57 years before her passing on
September 4, 2013. To this union six children were bornSandra
(Mike) Britt, Ralph Jones, Audrey (Rick) Thompson, Jackie (Vicky)
Jones, James Allen Jones and Dennis (Paige) Jones.
He is survived by his childrenSandra, Ralph, Audrey, Jack and
Dennis;10 grandchildrenCharlene Jones, Christine Flores, Jennifer
Jones Martinez, Wendy Thompson Foster, Andrew Thompson, Jacey Jones, Daylynn Jones Ramirez, Casey Jones, Taylor Jones and Cody Jones; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; one brotherJess Jones; and seven sistersLois Sloan, Madeline Crowe, Mary Brumley, Della Jones, Leta Hammond, Connie Woolery and Buna Harris; three auntsAudrey Burchett, Mary Jane Reagan and Nettie Denney and a host of nieces and nephews who also morn his passing.
Preceding him in his death is one sonJames Allen Jones; one
grandchildJosh and his wife Kayla Thompson; one great-grandson
Justin William Jones; and one brotherJames Morehead Jones.
He was born in the Simpson Branch Community now known as the Susie Community at Double Head College Academy.
Later in his teenage years he met the love of his life Eva at a church service.
They moved to Union City, Ind. where he worked for five years at the Hardee's Manufacturing Company.
He also worked in Union City, Ohio. This was where hubcaps where made for vehicles.
Around 1959, they moved back to Windy, Ky. where he worked hard on the farm. His farming interest was poultry houses, dairy and beef cattle along with raising tobacco for many years.
He was recognized in 1966 for being the best egg producer of the year.
He accepted Christ as his Savior and was baptized at Gap Creek
Baptist Church on October 20, 1946.
He then re-dedicated his life and was baptized on January 2, 2011 while he attended Gap Creek faithfully until his illness prevented him from attending. He was a great witness to his family and friends.
He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. David Flagler and Bro. Leroy Hammond officiating.
Burial was in the Perdue Cemetery.
Published on June 27, 2017
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