George Jones, Jr.

June 24, 1934April 14, 2014
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George Jones Jr., 79, of New Bern, died April 14, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

He was a member of Gethsemane OFWB Church. He was a NY Yankees fan and an avid gardener.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie Murphy Powell Jones; one son, George Eric Jones of New Bern; two daughters, Vicki Heath of New Bern and Linda Webb of Wilson; two brothers, Cecil Jones of Grifton; and Buddy Jones of Vanceboro; one sister, Mary Alice Teel of Grifton; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Cotten Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Gethsemane OFWB Church. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. in the Snow Hill Cemetery, Snow Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gethsemane OFWB Church.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home


  • Visitation Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 18, 2014

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Linda Freeman-Stoute

April 17, 2014

With Love and Prayers to the Jones' family. A great neighbor and a wonderful friend. He's now tilling the gardens of Heaven.

John & Cathy Hurt

April 17, 2014

After a long struggle, your loved one has earned his reward. No more pain and playing in the heavenly band. May you have God's peace and mercy during this time. Many blessings to you and the family.

Linda Faye Murphy

April 16, 2014

Deepest sympathy to Betty and family.

Robert & Katherine Wells

April 16, 2014

My sincere sympathy goes out to Aunt Betty and the entire family. We will surely miss George.

Eric Jones

April 16, 2014

Love you dad...

Mike & Robin Murphy

April 15, 2014

Our deepest sympathy goes out to Betty & family. With lots of Love.God Bless.George will be greatly missed.

April 15, 2014

As a co-worker and friend of, I want to expess my most sincere sympathy to Eric and the entire family in this loss. I know it has been a struggle for all, and pray that the knowledge of his most glorious and eternal life in Heaven will bring you peace during this time of sorrow. May God touch each of you with a special blessing.
In HIS Amazing Love,
Lynn Durham


George Jones Jr.


Bettie M. Jones


George as a young man.