SHELBY-Mr. Charles W. Jones, 81, of Shelby, passed away at Kings Mountain Hospice House on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Paris and Lillie Carroll Jones.
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He was retired from P.P.G. where he was a supervisor. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where he was an active deacon; a life member of Friendship Lodge #388 where he was a past master and Tyler for twenty-six years. He was the first recipient of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina Tyler of Distinction award. A member of the Piedmont Shrine Club of Shelby, he had served as a past hospital coordinator for children for the Piedmont Shrine Club. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Sally Dixon Jones of the home; two sons, Lanney Jones and wife Sylvia of Richmond, Va., and Wesley Jones and wife Debra of Shelby; one brother, Gerald Jones and wife, Lib of Shelby; one sister, Dorothy Helton of Ellenboro; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Greene of Mooresboro, and Betty Putnam of Shelby; grandchildren, Christina Hamrick and husband Chad, Stephanie Bristol, Hollie Mueller and husband George, and Jayme Jones; great grandchildren, Noah Cline, Sophie Bristol and Styler Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and other times at the home.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Eric Davis and the Rev. Andy Oliver
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park with Masonic rites
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 198 Pleasant Ridge Church Rd., Shelby, N.C. 28152 or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C. 28150
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Published in Shelby Star on October 30, 2012