Sep. 5, 1957 Double Springs Sullivan County Tennessee, USA
Kingsport News, Friday, September 6, 1957 Death Notices Deider Blane Jones, 82, died at 2 p.m. Thursday at the home of Will Brown in the Double Springs Community. He had lived with a son, Alvie Jones, 1006 Elizabeth Street, for several years. A native of Yancey County, N.C., he had spent most of his life in Sullivan County. He was a member of the Horse Creek Freewill Baptist Church. He had served as Sunday School superintendant to various churches for a number of years. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Betty Caldwell Jones in 1924, and his second wife, Mrs. Florence Galloway Jones in 1955. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. W.A. Short and Mrs. Bartto Jeffcoat; and three sons, Tommy Jones, the Rev. D.W. Jones, and Alvie Jones, all of Kingsport; twenty-one grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Horse Creek Freewill Baptist Church. The Rev. Tom Hall, the Rev. Joe Hickman, and the Rev. Roland Light will officiate. Burial will be in the Slaughter cemetery near Rock Springs. Pallbearers will be Okie Ball, Ralph Short, J.P. Short, Charles Jones, N.H. Templeton, and Paul R. Jones; Granddaughters will serve as flower bearers. The body will be removed from Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home to the home of his son, Alvie Jones, 1006 Elizabeth St. at 11 a.m. Friday.
United States Census, 1910, Civil District 12, Sullivan, Tennessee Household Gender Age SELF Deida B Jones M 35y WIFE Bettie F Jones F 36y DAU Della V Jones F 11y DAU Minnie M Jones F 10y SON John L Jones M 7y SON Deida W Jones M 4y