Mr. Jerry Lee Jones, age 82 of Jefferson passed away Saturday morning, May 19, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11am at Boone Family Funeral Home with Pastor Lonnie Denny officiating. Burial will follow in the Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 5-7pm at Boone Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones was born in Ashe County to the late Floyd and Lena Dickson Jones. He worked as a machine operator at Thomasville Furniture for 42 years. He also served in the United States Army. He enjoyed trading guns and going to flea markets trading pocket watches and knives. He also enjoyed spending time at the family farm
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 42 years; Gaye Denny Jones, four brothers, and three sisters.
Mr. Jones is survived by two daughters; Ann Roten and husband Danny of Jefferson, and Terry Maynor and husband Jeff of Chapel Hill, one son; Tony Bare of Jefferson, two brothers; Morris Jones and wife Dorothy of North Wilkesboro, and Eddie Jones of Grassy Creek, one sister; Agnes Garland and husband Arthur of Johnson City, TN, three grandchildren; Travis and Jordan Maynor, and Brad Bare and wife Kimberly, two great grandsons; Luke and Austin Bare, and several nieces and nephews also survive.