AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Doris C. Jones, 85, wife of the late SFC. William Edward Jones, Jr., US Army Ret., entered into rest on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Born in Franklin County, GA, a daughter of the late Gordon and Willie Gertrude Addison Chatham, she had been a resident of Augusta, GA, since 1967. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Carnesville High School and attained an Associate's Degree from Augusta Tech. Mrs. Jones had formerly worked at the Pentagon and retired from the Richmond County Board of Education after twenty-five years of service. She enjoyed sewing and was walking six miles a day up until September. In addition to her husband and parents, family members include a son, William G. "Bill" Jones and his wife, Jane, Augusta, GA; sister, Carolyn Burdette, Anderson, SC; step-siblings, Larry Chatham and Mary Jane Greenway, both of Anderson, SC; grandchildren, William Allen Jones and his wife, Sherry, Brandon Shea Jones and his wife, Jen and Brittany Nicole Dean and her husband, Cody and great-grands, Cam Linton, Amelia Jones and Colton Dean. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, from 2:30 until 3:30 at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 3464 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Graniteville, SC, followed by a graveside service at 4 o'clock in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Pastor Gene Brown will officiate. Pallbearers will be Allen Jones, Brandon Jones, Cody Dean and Richard Kersey. It has been requested by the family that if so desired, memorials be made to the
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 11, 2016