Jones, Thomas E.

Korean War Veteran Served In The Army

Sunday, December 16, 2012
Thomas Jones
Thomas Jones

Thomas E. Jones, 85, of Sale Creek, died on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 surrounded by loved ones.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Born in Big Sandy, Tn., he lived most of his life in Sale Creek. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army in the 33rd Engineers. Tom was a lifelong member of the Carpenters Local #74. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam P. Jones and Lola M. Jones and infant son.

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Jewell White Jones; six children, Steve (Darlene) Jones, Alan (Sabra) Jones, Greg (Linda) Jones, Karen (Curtis) Roddy, Kellie (Richard) Aslinger, all of Sale Creek and Julia (Tommy) Doss of Evensville; grandchildren, Ben (Stacie Buchanan) Jones of Red Bank, James (Ashley) Jones, Trever Jones, Vince Roddy, Billy Roddy and Corey Standifer all of Sale Creek, Alivia Doss of Evensville; one brother, William “Bill” (Carolyn “Tex”) Jones of Sale Creek; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends.

Services will be on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jimmie Talley officiating. Burial will follow in Welsh Rogers Cemetery with Bobby Clark, Buddy Clingan, Bodie Clendenen, Eddie White, Bill Iles, Bill Morgan, Neal McDonald and Buell Henderson serving as pallbearers. 

Visitation is on Friday, Dec. 14, from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday, after 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Special thanks to Dr. Alan Crews and staff and Rhea Medical Center for their loving care.

Condolences and memories may be shared at 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 

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