Brigadier General John G Jones

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Brigadier General (ret.) John G. Jones, 86, of Huntsville, Ala, passed away Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. After retiring with 28 years of serving his country with the U.S. Army, Gen. Jones served as Vice-President of Teledyne Brown Engineering. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Grandpa was his favorite title. John said don't cry for me, I've had all I wanted especially family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Delores Jones; daughter, Leslie Ann Jones; and brothers, Eli and Bennie Jones.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Eileen O. Jones; daughter, Victoria McKenna (Greg) of Cumming; sons, John P. Jones (Anne) of Cumming, and Jeffrey D. Jones (Maggie) of Alexandria, VA; and grandchildren, Meghan, Emily, Rose, Sean, Matthew and Liam.
Services were held Nov. 28 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Huntsville, Ala.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to United Way or the Downtown Rescue Mission.
Published in Forsyth County News from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2014