Jesse Jewel Jones, 90, of Siler City died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro.
Mr. Jones was born in Chatham County on September 7, 1927 the son of William Clay and Mary Elizabeth (Maness) Jones. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, had been employed by Carolina Power & Light as a Foreman and attended Power Point Fellowship Church of God. Jesse enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and was an avid sports fan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nannie Marie Pond Jones; his parents; brothers, Junior and Alec Jones; sister, Gracie Brown.
He is survived by two daughters: Janet J. Glass and husband, Tom of Fuquay-Varina and Vickie J. Pate of Asheboro; one son: Dwight A. Jones and fiance' Delores Womble of McLeansville; grandchildren, Matthew Glass, Lisa Zumbrum, Luke Pate, Jessica Frank, Brandon, Ben and Tim Jones; great-grandchildren, Taylor Jones, Kierstyn Pate, and Aurora Pate, Liam Jones, Maliyah Clark, Tyler and Haley Josey, Hayden Zumbrum and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will follow Tuesday at 4:00 PM in Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jerry Langley officiating. Graveside services will follow in Chatham Memorial Park on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.