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.

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4331

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3698

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3482

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3376

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2970

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15954

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8606

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3698

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3376

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1711

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1209

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1097

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1075

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 956

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 06, 2015 710

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
May 05, 2015 662

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 602

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin