J. Stanley Jones, 73, of St. Marys passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Community Hospice N.E Nassau in Fernandina Beach, FL.
Born December 12, 1942 in Pierce County, Georgia, he was the son of the late John E. and Mary Louise Strickland Jones. He was also preceded in death by his nephew, Kelly Jones, and beloved mother in law, Ila Belle Allmond.
Mr. Jones had been a resident of Camden County for the past 57 years, and was retired from Gilman Paper Company with 42 years of service. He adored his grandchildren, enjoying all their school activities and dance recitals. He enjoyed baseball, football, fishing, and woodworking. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm, at the First Baptist Church of St. Marys with Pastor Steve Kegley officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys. The family will receive friends on Friday evening at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Pallbearers: Peyton Crawford, Steven Jones, Kyler Crawford, James Jones, David Boeck, Richie Moody, and Robert Johns.
Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Annette Jones of St. Marys; sons and daughters in law, Nick and Michelle Jones of St. Marys, and Brad and April Jones of Kingsland; brothers and sisters in law, Stafford and Diane Jones of Hoboken, and Danny and Patsy Jones of Blackshear; grandchildren, John Jones, Kacey Jones, Joseph Jones, and Sam Jones; several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Stanley Jones be made to the Georgia Diabetes Research Foundation, Inc., 1211 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, GA 31707 or Community Hospice N.E. Nassau, Warner Center, 1348 South 18th St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.