Jesse Wayne Jones

April 24, 1945August 10, 2019

On Friday, August 10, 2019, Jesse Wayne Jones, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away in his home at age 74 after two weeks under Hospice Care. Wayne was born on April 24, 1945 in Nashville, Tennessee to Jesse and Thelma Mai (Bowers) Jones. Wayne married the love of his life, Ann (McGee) on August 26, 1998. They have spent the past 30 wonderful years together raising their blended family. David (Jodi) Jones of Pleasant View, TN, Tammy (Dale) Poore of Centerville, TN and Melissa (Jeff) Garner of Niles, MI. Wayne had a strong passion for playing softball and bowling. He played both sports for many years and was actually quite good. He was also an avid sports fan. He loved watching wrestling and football, especially his beloved Dallas Cowboys. Wayne will always be remembered for his quick wit, his extremely funny stories and his beautiful blue eyes. We are all going to miss him so much! Wayne is survived by his wife, children, ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sherry (Mike) Anderson of Bartlett, TN and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The services will be held at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial Park located at 660 Thompson Lane, Nashville, Tennessee. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 with funeral services to begin at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable contribution to your local Homeless Shelter in his name. This was a personal request from Wayne just a few days prior to his death and we would like to honor him in this way.


  • Local Homeless Shelter



  • Gathering of Family and Friends Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, August 14, 2019


  • Interment


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Tammy Poore

August 13, 2019

Our dad was a great man. He will be missed everyday.