William Jones Obituary

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William Edward Jones Jr.

January 7, 1925 - February 26, 2012
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William "Bill" Edward Jones, Jr., 87, of New Bern, died peacefully at CarolinaEast Medical Center on Sunday, February 26, 2012. Bill, a native of New Bern, was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He served his country in World War II, achieving the rank of Sergeant in the United States Army. He was employed as an insurance agent for many years. He retired as a utility control supervisor with the City of New Bern. After retirement, Bill started a small engine repair business. Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Vivian...
William "Bill" Edward Jones, Jr., 87, of New Bern, died peacefully at CarolinaEast Medical Center on Sunday, February 26, 2012.

Bill, a native of New Bern, was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He served his country in World War II, achieving the rank of Sergeant in the United States Army. He was employed as an insurance agent for many years. He retired as a utility control supervisor with the City of New Bern. After retirement, Bill started a small engine repair business.

Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Vivian Forbes Jones.

He is survived by two sons, William "Will" Edward Jones, III of Clayton and John Craig Jones of New Bern; three daughters, Kay Jones Coleman of Fredericksburg, VA, Cathy Jones Bratcher and Betty Jones Lichtenwalter, both of New Bern; five grandchildren, one great grandchild and fourteen nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Cotten Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Bentley officiating. Interment will be in Greenleaf Memorial Park. Following the interment, a reception will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Tabernacle Baptist Church from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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