Billy Joe Jones, 76, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday April 14, 2012.
Billy was of the Church of God faith and a was a proud veteran of the United States Army.
He was born June 28, 1935 to the late Lou Della Warren Lemond and the late Jessie T Jones; and was also preceded in death by three brothers, JT Jones, Harley G Jones and Claude L. Jones; and three sisters, Beulah Irwin, Rhoda Smedley and Marietta Smedley Turner.
He is survived by his wife Billie Ritchie Jones; one son, Billy Jones of Savannah, Ga.; one daughter, Shirley Jones of Chattanooga; two step-sons, Dewayne Rogers and David Ritchie both of Chattanooga; one grandson, Justin Jones of Texas; one granddaughter, Payton Rogers of Chattanooga; one great-granddaughter of Texas; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Grave side services will be conducted at Ladd Switch Cemetery On Tuesday April 17, at 1 p.m. CDT. Officiating will be his nephew, the Reverend Jerry Irwin.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. CDT on Monday April 16 at Tate Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.