Johnny D. Jones, 73, of Alpharetta, GA, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center suddenly.
He was born in Kingsport, was a former resident of Scott County, VA and had lived in Tennessee most of his life. He was of the Methodist faith.
Mr. Jones graduated from Gate City High School in 1961. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1961-1967. He worked at Eastman Kodak for 17 years, was a nationally known Square Dance Caller for 46 years and was currently co-manager, with his wife, Penny, of Extra Space Storage in Alpharetta, GA.
Mr. Jones was a former member of the Four Part Harmony Quartet, the Red Boot Boys for 23 years. He enjoyed Square Dance Calling and singing. Mr. Jones was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and uncle.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Carl V. and Clara Wright Jones and a sister, Charlotte J. Moore.
Surviving are his loving wife of 16 years, Penny L. Jones; daughter, Sabrina J. Mowen and husband, Kelly; grandsons, Zackary Douglas Mowen and Nickalas Lane Mowen; mother of his child, Libby Wright; step mother, Mable V. Jones; step sister, Sybil Trent; step brother, Doug Vaughn; a niece and a nephew.
The family will receive friends Friday, September 9, 2016 from 4 pm – 9 pm at Tom Wages Funeral Services, 120 Scenic Hwy S., Lawrenceville, GA.
The family will receive friends from 11am -2 pm September 12, 2016 at Oak Hill Funeral and Cremation Services, 800 Truxton Dr., Kingsport, TN.
A Funeral Service will follow Monday, September 12, 2016 at 2 pm in the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Matt Dibler officiating.
A Graveside Service will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting Life.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Johnny’s friends and square dance community.
The care of Johnny D. Jones and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services, 800 Truxton Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660.
- Gwinnett Daily Post (Lawrenceville, GA) Friday, 09 Sep 2016