Herbert Rickett Jones

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Herbert Rickett Jones, 92, died on November 18, 2015. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He graduated from Auburn University in 1954. He was a Machinist for many years and later taught machine shop at Bessemer State Technical College until he retired in 1985. He was married to Yvonne Burgess Jones on July 3, 1952 at Pike Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Yvonne Burgess Jones; father, James Henry Jones and mother Matilda Alice Rickett Jones. He is survived by his daughters Linda J. Cotton (Danny), of Lincoln, Terri J. Heaton (Ron), of Denison, Texas; son, Glenn Jones (Jamie), of Overton, Texas; grandchildren, Martha C. Bogdanowicz (Mark), of Peoria, Ill., Joseph Cotton (Jennifer Parsons), of Denver, Colo., Mary C. Nunnelly (Brian), of Ohatchee, David Heaton, of Columbiana, Mark Heaton (Betty), of Russellville, Heath Heaton (Rachel), of Demopolis, Seth Heaton, of Denison, Texas, Matt Heaton, of Columbus, Texas, Wesley Heaton (Kimberly), of Marengo County, Ala., Rofe Jones, of Overton, Texas and Ruby Jones, of Overton, Texas and thirteen great-grandchildren. He will be missed by his friends and family. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015, at Hunter Street Baptist Church with service following at 11 a.m. with Pastor Buddy Gray Officiating. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Gardens. In Lieu of flowers make donations to Lakeside Hospice in Pell City, AL. (4010 Masters Rd, Pell City, AL 35128 (205) 884-1111).
Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 22, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Johns-Ridout's Mortuary-Elmwood Chapel
800 Dennison Ave Sw | Birmingham, AL 352113812 | (205) 251-7227
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