HENDERSON, KY - Rev. Paul Edward Jones, 78, of Robards, KY passed away 8:15 AM October 11, 2012.

He was born in Houston, Arkansas on February 3, 1934, to the late Howard and Adina Jones.

Rev. Jones attended Southwestern Bible College in Waxahachie, Texas and Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He was an employee of Big Rivers Electric Corporation from 1965 to 1996. In addition to his career with Big Rivers Electric, he was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. Paul served as a pastor in Hartford and later served as associate pastors for both First Assembly of God in Henderson and Good Shepherd Assembly in Owensboro. Paul served on the Presbytery Board for the Assemblies of God in Kentucky from 2000 to 2008. He was named an honorary presbytery in 2012.

In 2005, he was a member of the founding board of directors for Teen Challenge of Western Kentucky, Inc. and served on the board during the construction of Wing Shadow Lodge in Dixon, Kentucky.

In 1995, Paul Jones was part of an investment group, which invested in downtown real estate located in Henderson, Kentucky. The investment resulted in the renovation of both the Citi-Center Office Building and the Hillyard Lyons building. In 2006 Paul received the “Heart of Downtown”.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Shirley Morgan.

He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Waunita (Nita) Briggs Jones, three children: Gregory P. Jones and his wife Tammy, Cynthia Lester and her husband Donald, Edwin A. Jones and his wife Sarah; four grandchildren, Amber Jones Roybal, Zachery Jones, Hannah Jones and Allison Jones; great grandchild Jarron Gordon; 2 sisters Marty Growns and her husband Bill, Karen Shepherd and her husband Tom; brother Gene Jones and his wife Cassandra.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday October 13, 2012 at Good Shepherd Church in Owensboro, KY with Rev. Joe Gridler, Rev. James Biram, and Rev. John Morris officiating.

Burial services will be in Henderson, KY in the Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 PM Friday October 12, 2012 in Henderson, KY at Tomblinson Funeral Home and also 10 AM- 1 PM Saturday October 13. 2012 in Owensboro, KY at the Good Shepherd Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Foreign Missions of Good Shepherd Assembly of God or St. Anthony’s Hospice.

Online condolences may be made at tomblinsonfuneralhome.com.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 12494

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7663

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5830

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4948

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4263

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12494

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8854

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1325

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1035

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 944

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 892

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 820

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 26, 2015 815

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 25, 2015 769

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 734

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 688

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 673

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer