JONES, John Robert
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John Robert Jones, 89, of Acworth, GA, passed away from this life on February 2, 2013. John is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Glenn and Verena Jones, his grandson, Davin W. Carter, and his sister, Mrs. Sue Blankenship. He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Jones, and his daughter, Judy Jones Smith. He will also be remembered by family members, including cousins, nieces and nephews in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida .Many friends will remember John for his dedication in his work with the church and various civic organizations. John was an active member of South Cherokee Baptist church. He volunteered and sang weekly with church members at the Woodstock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John Jones served as a member and the Chaplain of North Cobb County Civitan Club. He was a member of Civitan for over 60 years. John also was a member and Chaplain of AARP Woodstock chapter #5173. Additionally, John served as Chaplain for the Sons of the American Revolution, Captain John Collins chapter. Furthermore, he was a beloved “Hodar”, a husband of a Daughter of the American Revolution member. John was born in Our Town, Alabama, near Alexander City, Alabama. He attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now known as Auburn University). John served in World War II, 1943 – 1945, as Corporal in the U.S. Army, in the Asiatic theater with the 88th Chemical Battalion, Company B. John lived a full and happy life with many family members and friends. His dedication and work with his church and organizations will long be remembered. A Celebration of Life Service will be held for John on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Woodstock Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Steven Lambert officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Marietta. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 11:00 am prior to service. Woodstock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 770-926-3107 Online condolences may be offered at
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