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George Edward Jones

March 23, 1940 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 80)






On January 29, 2021, at 5:00 am CT, George Edward Jones departed this world to be with The Lord.   He was a lifetime resident of Jasper, TN.  Mr. George was a loving son, brother, husband, daddy, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He loved his family and his furbabies.  He served our country with pride and honor in the United States Army/National Guard and was discharged with honorably.  He went on to become a pastor in the Lord.  Then he grabbed his life career as an over the road truck driver.   He loved being in the driver seat and eventually became a driver trainer.


George enjoyed reading and studying his Bible daily, woodwork, was a huge Auburn fan and spending his pastime being on the riverbank fishing.   He was considered a great chef on grilling out and BBQ’s.


He is preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Jones; father, George Owens Jones; mother, Mary Kathern Hall Jones; daughter, Pamela Beottcher; son Jack Terry; brother, Jerry Jones; sister, Mae Segars and special angel, Sylvia Danner.  

George leaves his memories to his sons, Kevin Vance Jones, Jerry Weyand and Calvin Stewart; daughters, Deborah (Sherman) Talley, Kandy Jones, Hope (David) Key; Kim Stewart and Terri Terry; grandchildren, Christina (Jeremy) Gilliam, Anna Simmons, Brandi Carmona, Michael (Tamara) Crites, Shantay Jones, Peyton Jones, Michael (Amber) Johnson, Kenny (Emily) Talley, Tracy Johnson, Krystal Stewart, Jessica (Jon) Slatton, Camryn Olyver, Devin Vance, Shantel Brewster and Shardae Gray; great-grandchildren, Barbie Anderson, Jimmy Jones, Taylor Scharber, Aubriella Jones, Christopher Kilgore, Coby Stewart, Shianna Stewart, Colton Gilliam, Mackenzie and Piper Saunders, Clay and Tommy Simmons, Ikee Slatton, Nikolas Johnson, Serenity and Lilly Talley, Joey, Fillip, Eragon, William and Hunter Johnson along with nieces, nephews and beloved friends.


The family will have visitation on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm CT at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.


The graveside will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm CT at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN with Pastor Charles Edmonds officiating and Military Honors Service conducted by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard.


Pallbearers are Jimmy Jones, Taylor Scharber, Kevin Vance Jones, Jason Tate, Danny Simmons and Robert Simmons.


Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

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February 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Graveside Service
February 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Sequatchie Valley Memorial Garden Cemetery

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