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Family-Placed Death Notice
JONES, Bobby Mr. Bobby Coe Jones, 78, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Born in Alabama and raised in Franklin, GA, was first born of Coe and Imogene Jones, who preceded his death. Bobby worked in residential and commercial construction throughout his life, which began as a young man working with his father in a sawmill. He loved playing golf and even played in the "Bobby Jones" Golf Tournament on occasion. He also loved gardening and the home he shared with his beloved wife, Elsie, which was visited by many garden clubs and admirers throughout the years. He was a member of First Baptist Church Jonesboro and for many years taught Sunday School to the elderly at the former Baptist Inn, with his dearest friend Bob Baker. He also served as an usher. He loved his family dearly and family reunions were an absolute joy for him. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 60 years, Elsie Harrison Jones, 3 children, Bobby Coe "Rob" Jones, Jr., Carole LuAnn West (Bogie), John Keith Jones (Renee), his grandchildren, Christopher Coe Jones, Justin Jones and Jessica Jones, Mary Megan West and Matthew Carter West, Jennifer Allison Jones and Kevin Harrison Jones and one great granddaughter Alexis Faith "Lexi" West. He is also survived by siblings, Carole Crowder (Mark) and Michael Jones (Lynn) and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Dr. Dean Haun officiating. Interment Jonesboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 5-8:00 PM and one hour prior to the service. Flowers were very special to Bobby, however if desired, donations may be made to:
, 41 Perimeter Ctr. E. Suite 550, Atlanta, Ga 30346 phone 404-728-1181 Or:
1-800-805-5856 or donors@stjude. org. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc. Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 28, 2011