John Collins “J. C.” Jones

John Collins “J. C.” Jones

Death 16 Jun 2011 (aged 90)
Burial Marshville, Union County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 71504239 · View Source
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John Collins "J.C." Jones, 90, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011, while a resident of the North Carolina Veterans Home in Salisbury, NC. Until the last two years, he lived and worked as a farmer in Marshville, NC.

He was born in Union County, NC on Dec. 20, 1920, son of the late Johnny Ellis and Ruby Collins Jones.

J.C. served in the US Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II, receiving the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Asian Pacific Campaign Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, the Philippine Liberation Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, the World War II Victory Medal and the World Ward II honorable Discharge pin.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 18, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Centerview Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. He will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Austin Jones and a son, John Michael Jones. He is survived by a daughter, Marsha Ann Ray and husband, Andy of Winston Salem, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren, brothers, Joseph Harold Jones and Robert Ellis Jones, both of Monroe, sisters, Lorraine J. McClellan of Monroe and Frances J. Smith of Marshville.

The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the internment. In lieu of flowers, the family requests consideration of a memorial gift to Centerview Baptist Church, 2711 Old Pageland-Marshville, Rd., Marshville, NC 28103.

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  • Added: 16 Jun 2011
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