Mark Nelson Jones

Mark Nelson Jones


Mark N. Jones, 44, of Taylors, SC died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. He is the son of Alice H. Jones and the late C. Burrell Jones. After graduation from high school Mark served in the U.S. Marine Corps and is a veteran of Desert Storm. Afterward, he graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Computer Science. Mark was employed as a Senior Software Engineer at Benefitfocus in Greenville, SC.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Kathy Cumbee Jones; their precious daughter, Lila; his mother, Alice Jones of Hendersonville, NC; three brothers, Brian D. Jones of Taylors, SC, Charles B. Jones, Jr. of Anaheim, CA, and David L. Jones of Hanahan, SC; one sister, Julia Jones Conn of Hendersonville, NC and numerous other relatives who loved him dearly.

Services to honor Mark will be held in two locations. A memorial service will be held at Hampton Park Baptist Church, 875 State Park Road in Greenville on Tuesday, February 26th at 2 pm. The family will receive friends before the service beginning at 1 pm. A second service will be held at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel on Mathis Ferry Road in Mt. Pleasant, SC on Thursday, February 28th at 2 pm. The family will receive friends before the service, beginning at 1 pm. Burial will be at Wilson Cemetery in Awendaw, SC following the service in Mt. Pleasant.

A "Daughter of Mark Jones Fund" has been established at Wells Fargo Bank. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be deposited directly at any South Carolina Wells Fargo Bank, or checks made payable to the "Daughter of Mark Jones Fund" may be mailed to 217 Wittrock Court, Taylors, SC 29687.

Mark was a wonderful, loving husband and father who loved Jesus, church, his family and friends. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

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Published in The Greenville News from Feb. 20 to Feb. 24, 2013