BENTON, Ky. - Virgil L Jones, Jr., 81 of Smithland, KY passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY. He was of the Baptist Faith and proudly served as a sergeant in the US Army during the Korean War.
Born Friday, May 27, 1932, he was the son of the late Virgil Jones and the late Ellen Gaines Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Jones of Smithland, KY, daughters, Patricia Fondaw of Paducah, KY and Amanda Long of Smithland, KY, brothers, Thomas Jones of Smithland, KY and Donnie Jones of Ledbetter, KY, sister, Faye Archambeault of Murray, KY, 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Rodney L. Jones, and brother, Ray Jones.
A Graveside Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Paradise Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Mitcheson officiating.
No visitation is scheduled for Mr. Jones.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.
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