- 88 years old
- Date of birth: May 11, 1928
- Date of passing: May 26, 2016
|Let the memory of Alfred be with us forever|
Alfred David Jones, 88, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016 at this home.
A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late Johnie Henry Jones and Maggie Beck. He was of the Baptist faith, a corporal in the Marine Corp. and retired from Burlington Industries.
Making walking canes, refinishing antique trunks were his hobbies and gardening were his passion.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday May 29, 2016 at Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church by Reverend Bruce Brooks. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:00 PM prior to the service.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Barbara Boyd Jones of the home, two daughters, Dorothy J. Hicks and Alice J. Crowder, both of Oxford, a grandson, Patrick D. Crowder, granddaughter, Jennifer P. Crowder, a great-grandson, Brandon Tyler Crowder and a great-grand daughter, Hailey Renae Crowder. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandy Gregory Crowder, three sisters and one brother.
"Thanks Uncle Dave for taking me fishing at Barnacle Bills pier. We always looked for that white Rambler on Friday afternoons. Catch a big one>"
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