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Frederick "Freddie" Jones

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JONES, Frederick T. Frederick "Freddie" Theodore Jones, Jr., age 84 of Snellville, GA, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Theodore Jones, Sr. and Eula Margaret (Goodwin) Jones; sister, Frieda Jones. Freddie is survived by his wife of 60 years Frankie Lee Woodall Jones of Snellville, GA; 6 children and their spouses, Cheryl and Charlie Parks of Jefferson, GA, Fred Jones III and Tarama Jones of Buford, GA, Frank and Carrie Jones of Taylorsville, GA, Kenneth and Deborah Jones of Jonesboro, GA, Lisa and Tim Benton of Conyers, GA and Gary Jones of Hiram, GA; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren. Freddie was a Veteran of the U.S. Army from 1953 - 1955. He played in both the U.S. Army Band and the U.S.O. Dance Band. He has played the piano since the age of 15 years and played professionally with many renowned bands and churches. He was a prominent Jazz pianist in the Atlanta area, and was an accomplished photographer. He served as choir director, pianist and organist for the North Charleston Methodist Church. After moving to the Snellville area he was a member of Snellville United Methodist Church, church choir and served as the church pianist. He was a member of the Task Force Patriot, USA and Disabled American Veterans. The Funeral Service to Honor and Celebrate the Life of Frederick "Freddie" Theodore Jones, Jr will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Snellville United Methodist Church, Snellville, GA. Rev. Jim Cantrell will officiate the service. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Tom M. Wages, Snellville Chapel and Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 12:00 PM until the time of service 1:00 PM at the church. Interment will take place on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. Condolences may be viewed or sent to Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A Family Company" Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 3, 2016
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