McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel

6300 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC


William Everett Jones

October 27, 1924July 10, 2020

William Everett Jones, 95, passed away early Friday morning, July 10, 2020.

Born October 27, 1924 in Shelby, NC, he was a son of the late William and Lytle Padgett Jones.

A veteran of WWII, William retired from the US Navy following 20 years of service. He later worked and retired from Eastern Airlines in reservations.

William attended school at the former Oxford Orphanage which is now the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, was a member of the Masonic Lodge and had attended the Eastway Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Ruth Nell Dixon Jones; 2 daughters, Dana Jacobson (Bill) and Marcy Gullet (Barry); 2 grandchildren, Gabe Gullet and Amber Moore; and 2 great grandchildren, Chris and Calum.

Private graveside services are planned at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, NC.


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Wendy Robb

July 13, 2020

Uncles Bill and Aunt Nell are two of the kindest people I have ever known. I cherish all the time we have spent together over my lifetime.
Uncle Bill will be greatly missed. Now all the Jones boys and girls are together again.
Wendy, Jeff, Mason and Emmy sending love, hugs and prayers to all

Jan Goode

July 12, 2020

Such a privilege to know this man in his last years at Pruitt. He always had kind words. And wonderful to see a couple married so long and still caring for each other. I even witnessed their vow renewal a few years ago. Love to all your family!