Clarence G. Jones

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Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Clarence Gilbert Jones, 85, of Prince George, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center.

Born in Pensacola, Fla., he was the son of the late Fred Jones and Vera Shelby Grubbs. Mr. Jones was retired from the United States Army, having served during the Korean and Vietnam wars, and was a retired power house operator with Stone Container.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ilse B. Jones of Prince George; a son, Clarence J. Jones and wife, Vicki, of Dinwiddie; three daughters, Ilse Schmeizel and husband, Franz, of Regensburg, Germany, Sylvia Vaughan and husband, Robert, of Chester, and Denise Kirk and husband, Conrad, of Colonial Heights; six grandchildren, Christopher Ryan Jones, Stephanie Varga and husband, Kevin, Courtney Jones, Jennifer Richard and husband, Wesley, Ashley Coughenour and husband, Russell, and Sabrina Schmeizel; and three great-grandchildren, Alexandria and Brooklyn Varga, and Joseph Richard.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia, 10300 Pridesville Road, Amelia, VA 23002, with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Condolences may be registered at
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Published in The Progress-Index on July 3, 2014
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