Funeral service for Walter Lee Jones Jr., 86, will be Thursday June 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with Dr. Larry Morrison and Dr. Rick Patrick officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga. Mr. Jones died Monday, June 16, 2014, in Maylene. Mr. Jones worked as Lab and Quality Control Manager for Farm Best/Flav-o-Rich Ice Cream from 1930 until 1960. He was a member of The First Baptist Church of Sylacauga where he was a member of the Men's Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force with the rank of Airman First Class. He served as a member of the Coosa Valley Medical Center Men's Auxiliary for many years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a volunteer at the Marianna Green Henry Special Equestrian for the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega. He loved genealogy and was a graduate of Oxford High School and Auburn University. He is survived by his wife, Elinor C. Jones, of Sylacauga; daughter, Cynthia Jones, of Alabaster; son, Kenneth W. Jones, wife Peri of Helena; grandsons, Caleb Jones and Daniel Jones, both of Helena; sister, Mary Martha Jones, of Oxford; niece, Shasta R. Jones. Visitation will be Wednesday June 18, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to The Care House, P.O. Box 2594, Sylacauga, AL 35150 or The First Baptist Church of Sylacauga, P. O. Box 234, Sylacauga, AL 35150. Honorary pallbearers will be friend, Jack Mizzell, Men's Fellowship Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church of Sylacauga and Coosa Valley Medical Center Auxiliary. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com. Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, Ala. will direct the services.
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 18, 2014