Sanford Monroe Jones

March 10, 1927November 26, 2018

Services for Rev. Sanford Monroe Jones, 91, will be held on Wednesday November 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, with interment to follow in Irmo Family Worship Center Cemetery, 10501 Broad River Road, Irmo. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Rev. Sanford Monroe Jones passed from this life on November 26, 2018. Born in Mullin, Texas, March 10, 1927, he was the son of the late John L. Jones and Bertha Henderson Jones. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Vernelle Younginer Jones; two sons, Bruce Ray Jones (Janis) of Dunwoody, GA and Larry Sanford Jones (Gloria) of Statham, GA; three grandsons, Benjamin C. Jones of Bartow, FL, Brittain L. Jones of Lakeland, FL and B. Addison Jones of Dunwoody, GA; and one sister, Mary Jones Cole of West Pelzer, SC.

Rev. Jones was preceded in death by his two brothers and three sisters.

Rev. Jones was active in the Assemblies of God for many years. He served as Sectional Presbyter for 15 years, Secretary and Treasurer of the SC District of the Assemblies of God for four years. He also served as General Presbyter, Springfield, Missouri and as a member of the Board of Directors, Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida.

Rev. Jones touched the hearts and lives of many people and was dedicated to serving God and the church throughout his ministry. “Well done thou good and faithful servant; Thou has been faithful” Matthew 25:21 KJV.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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Stephanie Martinez

November 28, 2018

We will always remember Mr. Jones' warmth and kindness! He and Mrs. Jones drove all over the country to visit family and friends. How he loved to share the abundance from his gardens. He grew the best tomatoes I've ever tasted! Rest in peace. With our love, Dr. and Mrs. Bob Martinez

Cecil Foxworth

November 27, 2018

Brother Jones and Vernelle greatly impacted our lives as our pastors and friends. He will be missed but his work will continue through all those his ministry touched.

Cecil and Judy Foxworth

Sally Hart

November 27, 2018

Pastor Jones was a mentor and encourager to me I will never forget his deep voice and how he preached Gods word. I know he is in a beautiful place and has no more sickness or pain. My deepest sympathy goes to Sister Jones their sons and family

Neoma Jones Gwaltney

November 27, 2018

Uncle Sanford was a very dear man, he had a sparkling personality and I did love him so much. My love goes out to Vernell and the family.
Love to all

Neoma Jones Gwaltney