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William Wayne Jones

Originally published: Feb. 26, 2013
Last modified: Feb. 26, 2013

Mr. William Wayne Jones, better known as "Wayne", 66, of Creston passed away Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2013, at his home.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Wes Ward and the Rev. Rickey Mitchell officiating.

The family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, prior to the funeral service.

Mr. Jones was born in Salisbury on Thursday, Dec. 19, 1946, to the late William Walter Jones and Sarah Brown Belk Jones. He was a "Jack of all trades." He had many talents, such as electrician, landscaping and carpentry. He worked hard all his life until he retired and then he enjoyed sitting on his back deck looking at the river. He also enjoyed visiting the local stores such as, Woods Grocery and Creston Superette. He was a good friend to all. He enjoyed fellowship and talking with his friends.

He was a member of Creston United Methodist Church.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Anne Shulenburger Jones; a son, Ken Jones and wife, Judy, of Mt. Ulla; a daughter, Beth Ward and husband, Wes, of Greensboro; his mother, Sarah Belk Jones, of Mt. Ulla; two sisters, Frances Oliphant and husband, Gerald, of Mt. Ulla and Becky Lipscomb, of Mt. Ulla; five grandchildren, Natalie Morgan and husband, Matt, Wesley Jones and fiancée, Meredith Corriher, Anna Jones and fiancée, Zeb Winslow III, Taylor Ward and Ella Ward; two great-grandchildren, Landon Morgan and Madeleine Morgan; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Ashe Outreach Ministries, PO Box 157, Creston, NC 28615 or High Country Healthcare Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640.

You may give the family your condolences at our website http://www.boonefuneralhome.com.

Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.

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