OBITUARY

Donald Delane Jones Sr.

October 3, 1943May 27, 2019
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Donald Delane Jones, Sr., age 75, of Montevallo, Alabama, went to his Heavenly home surrounded by his family on May 28, 2019. He was born and raised in Montevallo by his parents, JC and Audrice Jones. He served in the US Marine Corps, and was honorable discharged from Quantico, Virginia after 4 1/2 years. He met his future wife in Washington, DC and was married on October 23, 1965. They lived in Kansas City, MO for 10 years, raising their children, before moving back to Alabama. He ran Jones Lawn Service for 17 years, then worked as maintenance at Briarwood Apartments for 8 years before retiring. He loved deer hunting, fishing and just being outdoors. He loved to do woodworking and going to Trade Days. Donald was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Delane Jones, Jr.; grandson, Nathan Zachary Jones; brothers, Fred Jones and Billy Ray Jones; sister, Alijean Holloman; and brother-in-law, Jim McMillian. He is survived by his wife, Shirley B. Jones; daughters, Darla Lawson, Debborah Rigsby, Arianna Jones and Katlyn Jones; grandchildren, Audrice "Addie" Guy (Derrick), Christine Jones, Matthew Jones, Joseph Lawson, Gabrielle "Gabby" Davis, Leighanna Davis and Dakota Shirley; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Guy, Lori-Anne Guy, Frederick Guy, Sean Guy, Katherine Guy, Ryder Lawson, Kamden Lawson and Levi Jones; sister, Shirley McMillian; and sister-in-law, Marie Jones Baker. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo). His funeral service will commence on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo), with Pastor Scott Fowler to officiate. Burial will follow at Moore's Cemetery in Montevallo.

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  • Visitation Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 31, 2019

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Biography

Donald Delane Jones, Sr., age 75, of Montevallo, Alabama, went to his Heavenly home surrounded by his family on May 28, 2019. He was born and raised in Montevallo by his parents, JC and Audrice Jones. He served in the US Marine Corps, and was honorable discharged from Quantico, Virginia after 4 1/2 years. He met his future wife in Washington, DC and was married on October 23, 1965. They lived in Kansas City, MO for 10 years, raising their children, before moving back to Alabama. He ran Jones Lawn Service for 17 years, then worked as maintenance at Briarwood Apartments for 8 years before retiring. He loved deer hunting, fishing and just being outdoors. He loved to do woodworking and going to Trade Days.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Delane Jones, Jr.; grandson, Nathan Zachary Jones; brothers, Fred Jones and Billy Ray Jones; sister, Alijean Holloman; and brother-in-law, Jim McMillian. He is survived by his wife, Shirley B. Jones; daughters, Darla Lawson, Debborah Rigsby, Arianna Jones and Katlyn Jones; grandchildren, Audrice "Addie" Guy (Derrick), Christine Jones, Matthew Jones, Joseph Lawson, Gabrielle "Gabby" Davis, Leighanna Davis and Dakota Shirley; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Guy, Lori-Anne Guy, Frederick Guy, Sean Guy, Katherine Guy, Ryder Lawson, Kamden Lawson and Levi Jones; sister, Shirley McMillian; and sister-in-law, Marie Jones Baker.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo). His funeral service will commence on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo), with Pastor Scott Fowler to officiate. Burial will follow at Moore's Cemetery in Montevallo.