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Doris Ellis Jones

September 3, 1932 ~ September 14, 2018 (age 86)


Doris Ellis Jones, age 86, of Baxley passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.

Mr. Jones was born September 3, 1932 in Appling County to the late Doris Lee Jones and the late Dallie McDaniel Jones.  He was a member of Friendship Congregational Christian Church.  Mr. Jones was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Interfor as a Security Captain.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny Jones, Donald Jones and Tim Jones.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Martha Frances Herndon Jones of Baxley;  two sons & daughters in law, Henry & Marsha Jones and Lee & Linda Jones all of Baxley; three sisters, Peggy (Ronnie) Varnadore of Baxley, Eloise Thompson of Fitzgerald and Shirley Page of Savannah; a brother, Jerry Jones of Folkston; grandchildren, Derek & Alisha Jones, Chris & Jennifer Jones, Lydia & Josh Stone, Brody Jones, Brett Morris, Dara Zacher  and ten great grandchildren also survive.  

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 17, 2018 at 11:00 am at Friendship Congregational Christian Church with Rev. Wayne Williamson, Rev. Justin McLellan and Rev. Rick Brown officiating.

Interment will follow in Baxley Graveyard.

Active Pallbearers will be Hansel Williams, Josh Stone, Michael Beecher, Brody Jones, Derek Jones, Chris Jones, Jamie Johnson and Brett Morris.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Willie Mae Burke, Becky Holton, Yolanda Thomas, Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Hopkins and all family & friends in attendance.

Visitation will be Sunday evening 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.




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