Ernest L. "Ernie" Jones

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  • "Sorry to here about Ernie we will miss you rest in peace"
    - luann penley
  • "I will miss you Mr Ernie and all your kindness ."
    - Toni pearre
  • "Uncle Ernie, Had not talked to you for way too long but..."
  • "In loving mom er of mr. Erinie. The icon of westminster . I..."
    - debby depalmer
  • "So sorry to hear of Ernie's passing- I thought he would..."
    - Sallie Hemp
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Ernest "Ernie" Lee Jones, 81 of Westminster died Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the Carroll Hospital Center. Born June 2, 1933 in Carroll County he was the son of the late Henry O. and Edna Earl Catterton Jones. He was predeceased by his ex-wife Kathleen Jones who died in 2007 and is survived by Nancy Fox, his companion of many years. He retired from Congoleum where he was employed as a leader for 44 years. He served stateside with the 29th division and was a member of the American Legion, Carroll Post #31, and the Westminster Moose Lodge #1381. He was the owner of Ernie's Place for over 34 years. He was an avid country music fan and especially liked George Jones and Roy Acuff. He was an avid baseball fan, especially the New York Yankees. He was also an avid NASCAR fan. He helped his sons with local car racing. He enjoyed going to casinos and spending time at his summer home in Ocean Pines. Surviving in addition to his companion, are son Rick Jones; daughter Nancy Jones, both of Westminster; 7 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his son Ernie Lee Jones, Jr., in 2012; siblings Robert Oscar Jones, James Edgar Jones and Rosemont Lemmon. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 to 8pm, and Tuesday from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster, chapel entrance. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Art Monroe, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run. Online condolences may be offered at

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 28, 2014
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