PRINCETON, Ky. - Shellie Gordon Peck Jones, age 94, passed away at home in Alexander City, AL. He was born on April 19, 1919 in Lyon County, KY. He was the son of Lawrence Bryant Jones and Pearl Elizabeth Sivalls Jones. He was preceded in death by his wife Rose Evelyn Adams Jones and daughter Wanda Rose Jones Knight.
Survivors include sons Ralph Jones (LaRue) of Alexander City, AL., Johnny Jones (Greta) of Summerville, SC., daughters Velta Jones Hawkins of Alexander City, AL., Vickie Jones Brotherton (Bob) of Kemper, TX., 7 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, sisters-in-law Mariana Adams Vanzant of Paducah, KY., Nancy Sims Adams of Princeton, KY., and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Mr. Jones was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Princeton. He had a career in law enforcement in East Tennessee, and retired from Fort Campbell. He worked as Caldwell County deputy jailer from 1983 until he finally retired, at age 81, in 2000. He has lived in Alexander City with his daughter and late son-in-law since 2005.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Morgan's Funeral Home.
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