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 Howard Feild Jones, III

Howard Feild Jones, III

Warrenton, Warren County, North Carolina, USA
Death 26 Oct 2010 (aged 73)
Warrenton, Warren County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Warrenton, Warren County, North Carolina, USA
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Howard F. Jones III

WARRENTON — Howard Feild Jones III, 73, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Jones was a Warrenton, N.C., native born to the late Bingall Speed and Grace Wagner Jones. He was a graduate of John Graham High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mr. Jones was long associated with The Warren Record, owned by the Jones family for nearly a century. He succeeded his father as editor in 1985 and served in that capacity until his retirement in 2000.

Howard was past president of the Cherry Hill Historical Foundation and Preservation Warrenton. He was a member of the Rotary Club, was past senior warden of Emmanuel Church Vestry, formerly served as a Warrenton Town Commissioner, and was a founder of the Warren County Community Foundation. He was a former member and officer of the Eastern NC Press Association. He served as a Congressional Aide to U.S. Congressman Nick Galiafinakis. Mr. Jones also started the Butner-Creedmoor News & the Brodie-Jones Printing Company. He worked for newspapers in Durham, Roxboro and Henderson.

The Revs. Worth Jennings and E.T. Malone Jr. will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.

He is survived by two sisters, Ann Bignall Jones and Mary Brodie Raiford, both of Warrenton; his nephew, Patrick Raiford of Warrenton; and his niece, Elizabeth Raiford of Raleigh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cherry Hill Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 149, Warrenton, N.C., 27589.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton.

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  • Added: 3 Nov 2010
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