Originally created 12/16/06

W. 'Jack' Jones (QUITMAN, Ga.)



QUITMAN, Ga. -W. 'Jack' Jones, 67, of Quitman died Thursday, December 14, 2006 at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Emanuel County, Georgia to the late Clyde and Alma Hester Jones and had lived in Waynesboro before moving to this area six months ago. He attended the Wayfare Primitive Baptist Church. Mr. Jones was a plantation manager and farmer for many years. He volunteered his time for ministry at the Rosemont Heights Baptist Church in Waynesboro. Mr. Jones loved many outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing and loved to watch and participate with his grandchildren in these activities and sports. He was always helping his grandchildren to be mindful of their safety. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Jones of Quitman; two daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Marshall Lanier of Millen, GA., Teresa and John Newton of Quitman; his grandchildren, Adam and Justin Lanier of Millen, Joshuaand Wesley Newton of Quitman; one brother and sister-in-law, Carlton and Barbara Jones of Swainsboro; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Peggy and Billy Dailey of Stillmore, GA., Sara and Randy Moore of Wadley, GA.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2pm, Sunday, December 17, 2006 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with Elder Dwight Marshall and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial will follow in the Wayfare Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5-7pm at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be at www.mclanefuneralservices.com . Carson McLane Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 16, 2006