Birth Date: 03/08/1928
Deceased Date: 02/28/2017
Smithfield – Charles Lemuel “Charlie” Jones, age 88, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Born March 8, 1928 in Johnston County he was a son of the late Dock P. and Launa Phillips Jones. He was preceded in death by two wives, Lillie M. “Bill” Jones and Retha Jones; daughter, Vicki Jones Mason; and many brothers and sisters. Charlie was retired from the United States Army after over 25 years of service. He was a member of Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church in Micro and the American Legion Post 141 in Selma.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Selma Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Whitley Jones of the home; sons, Randy Jones of Garner and Jerry Robertson of Garner; daughters, Linda Jones Shaw of Clayton, Diane Jones Messer and husband Daniel of Selma, Cathy Jones Ennis and husband Lance of Louisburg, and Dixie West Wilson and husband Jimmy of Selma; stepson, Bob Jones and wife Brenda of Smithfield; stepdaughters, Sue Rizoti and husband Robert of Wilkesboro and Jan Barnes and husband Will of Smithfield; brother, George H. Jones of Virginia; sisters, Nancy Jones Smith of Charlotte and Lorrain Jones Davis of Kenly; fifteen grandchildren; and twenty three great grandchildren.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to Fellowship FWB Church, 3750 US 301 Hwy, Selma, NC 27576.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.