John E. "Jack" Jones, 82, of Hodgenville, a native of Alabama, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his residence.
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He was an Army veteran having served as a combat medic during the Korean Conflict; he retired from civil service at Ft. Knox. The avid fisherman and hunter was a member of Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church having served as a chairman of the trustees, church treasurer, usher and was an active member of the church dart ball team, Sunday school class and bible study. Jack was a former member of the Kentucky National Guard and co-owner of Allen and Jones Upholstery.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia Whitlock; his parents, John Henry and Gertie Benton Jones; two sisters, Faye Motes and Margie Palmateer; and a brother, George Henry Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Clark Jones; a son, Larry (Norma) Jones of Nancy; a son-in-law, Sherrill Whitlock of Hodgenville; his mother-in-law, Helen Clark of Hodgenville; a sister, Sarah Cooper of Hamilton, Ala.; a brother, Donald (Gwyneth) Jones of Guin, Ala.; one granddaughter, Hillary (Clinton) Cooper of Lexington; three great-grandchildren, Ella, Nora and Graham Cooper; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Bro. Wallace Votaw and Bro. Eugene Centers officiating. Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of a donation to Wesley Meadows Methodist Church Building Fund, 4341 Campbellsville Rd, Hodgenville, KY 42748 or the
, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchman's Lane, Ste. 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284
Condolences may also be expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com.
Published in The Larue County Herald News on Feb. 27, 2013
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