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 cottenfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home