Obituary - Jerry Jones
Monday, February 20, 2017
Long time Walking Horse owner and enthusiast, Jerry of Jones passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 after a courageous batter against cancer. He was 67 years old. Mr. Jones was born on July 23, 1949 to parents Grady and Haley Jones. He resided in Dillon, South Carolina and was a faithful member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. Jones was proud to serve his country in the Vietnam War and later his community as a farmer for over 40 years. He was an advocate of the Tennessee Walking Horse and enjoyed watching his horses compete. Known for his personality, he was loved by all. His passion and love for his family, generosity, and kindness influenced so many and will forever remain in the lives of all those who knew him.
His wonderful life will forever be cherished by his wife of 49 years, Sylvia Rowell Jones; daughter Julie Jones Hatcher (George); son Grady Thomas Jones (Nicole); grandchildren, Ashlyn Amanda Hatcher, Avery Winston Hatcher, Madalyn Brea Jones, and Thomas Logan Jones; mother, Haley Herring Jones; sisters Patricia Jones Anderson and Rebecca Jones Brady (Ashley); In-laws John and Dorene Rowell; Sisters-in-law Carolyn Rowell Webster (Larry) and Edna Rowell Elvington (Michael), Dottie Hamilton Jones and Dannette Elvington Jones; devoted aunt Helon Herring Hasty and special cousins Jinx Berry and Andy Hasty; eight nephews; seven nieces and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Grady Horace Jones, brothers Jimmy Horace Jones and Grady Edward Jones.