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George Edgar Jones

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George Edgar Jones

Memphis, TN

George Edgar (Ed) Jones, 90, of Memphis, TN, died early on the morning of March 21, 2017, due to age-related illness. He was born in Kenton, TN, on July 7, 1926, to Charlie and Ruth (Miller) Jones, and married Nellie Ruth Harmon on May 14, 1950. He is survived by his sons, Dan Jones (and his wife, Alicia; Eureka Springs, AR) and Chuck Jones (and his wife, Becky; Nashville, TN); a daughter, Jane Jones Beaty (and her husband, Paul; Memphis, TN); grandsons, Chad Jones (and his wife, Chera; Lakeland, TN) and Scott Jones (and his wife, Katie; Knoxville, TN); a granddaughter, Savannah Grace Jones (Nashville, TN); great-grandchildren, Colt and Chaleigh Jones (Lakeland, TN); and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie, and his oldest son, David E. Jones. Ed was a follower of Jesus and preacher of the gospel, a chemical engineer, and a laundromat owner. After retiring, he worked as a dedicated Red Cross volunteer for several years. The family requests that any memorials be sent to the American Red Cross. A memorial service will be held at a time to be determined later. For information, please contact Jane, Chuck, or Danny at [email protected]
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 25, 2017
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