Hershel Jones, Jr.
April 24, 2009
Hershel Jones, Jr., 65 of Caledonia, MS passed away Monday, April 13, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, Columbus, MS. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 1 to 2 pm at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 pm at Lowndes Funeral Home with Bro. Nick Cannady officiating. Mr. Jones was born December 7, 1943 in Bowling Green, KY to Hershel Jones, Sr. and the late Mary Lucille Tucker Long and was a resident of Caledonia, MS for the past thirtyeight years, having moved from Fayetteville, TN. He was retired from Falcon/Phillips Construction with thirty-one years of service, he also enjoyed fishing and buck dancing. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife – Peggy Ann Jones, Caledonia, MS; sons – Hershel Jones, III, Greenville, MS; Randy Jones, Dallas, TX; Ferrell Jones, Wautoga, TX; David Weathers, Caledonia, MS; Bryan Jones, Caledonia, MS and Justin (Angela) Jones, Caledonia, MS; sister – Shirley Thorpe, Fayetteville, TN; brothers – Phillip Long and Dennis Long, both of Columbus, MS; grandchildren – Hershel Ray Glover, Nikki Jones, Devin Jordan, Ashlyn Jordan, Zack Weathers, Kristin Gann, Bridgett Jones, Gracie Jones, Declan Alan Jones, Dillon Campbell and Ross Sullivan. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Bryant, Jerry Langford, Joe Fields and friends at Falcon Construction. Memorials may be made to the donor’s charity of choice.