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On the beautiful, crisp afternoon of Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, Mack V. “Jonesie" . Jones at the age of 94 years old, entered the gates of heaven with the angels singing and the Lord praising his dedication in his ministry while he was on this earth.
Mack was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Jasper, Tennessee along with serving as a deacon and the song leader. He loved his Baptist faith and loved sharing his ministry to bringing loved ones to know God. His favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing along with loving his dear family and friends.
Mack served in the U.S. Army for three years. He was employed with Tennessee Valley Authority as a foreman until his retirement.
Mack was preceded in death by his parents, James William Jones and Millie Jones; sons, Wayne and Kenneth Jones; daughter, Patricia Rector; brothers, Troy, Minkey, Lotchie and Tim Jones; sisters, Faye Williams, Mamie Lou Wells, and Mary Cantrell.
Those left to continue his memories are his wife of 71 years, Elsie Jones; son, Lavoy (Tonya) Jones; daughter, Drenda (Lloyd) Pittman; son-in-law, Clifford Rector; daughter-in-law, Jody Jones; sister-in-law, Judy Jones; twelve grandchildren, Burgess Perry, Meshon Scott, Vanessa Thacker, Marilda Roberson, Christie Clark, Cliff Rector, Travis Jones, Tiffany Downey, Tabby Hatfield, Ricky Jones, Cody Jones, and Leslie Beene, and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren along with nieces and nephews.
Visitations for Mack will be Friday, January 11th, 2019 and Saturday, January 12th, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. CST to 8:00 p.m. at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel at Tate Funeral Home on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Brother Frank Young and Brother Jonathan Lawson officiating. Following the funeral there will be a military service presented by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guards.
Mack will be laid to rest at Caroline Chapel Cemetery in Whitwell, Tennessee following the services.
Arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN 37347, 423-942-9500.