Funeral services for Mr. Charles Eugene Jones, age 82 of Nashville were conducted Saturday September 22, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Nelson and Bro. Gary Anderson officiating. Place of rest is in the Scott Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Katy Ault Phillips Melanoma Foundation or the Lupus Foundation of America – Charlotte, North Carolina Division. Services are under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home.
Charles, a longtime truck driver, died Monday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. A native of Old Hickory, Tennessee he was the son of the late Elbert Irving and Emma Davidson Jones. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Della Ruth Taylor Jones; two brothers, Reese & Leonard Jones. Charles was Valedictorian and graduate of the William James High School Class of White Bluff Class of 1948. He was a longtime truck driver for the Consolidated Freightways Company of Nashville and a member of the Shacklett Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Myra D. Jones of Nashville, TN; two sons, Ralph Jones and his wife Judith Fogus of Murfreesboro, TN; Bill Jones and his wife Karin of Studio City, CA; one daughter, Gwen Roberts and her husband Dave of Huntersville, NC; one brother, Wallace Jones of Donelson, TN; four sisters, Loraine Cathey of White Bluff, TN; Helen Cathey of White Bluff, TN; Georgie Spencer of Burns, TN; Carolyn Creech of Cumberland Furnace, TN; five grandchildren, Chris England; Abby Roberts; Taylor Roberts; Will Jones; Samantha Jones; four great grandchildren, Maddie England; Delaney England; Elizabeth England; Caroline England; several nieces and nephews.