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Buddy D. Jones, 61
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Buddy D. Jones, 61, of McMinnville died Tuesday, July 26 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after a brief illness.
Born Aug. 10, 1949 in Warren County, he was raised and lived in McMinnville his entire life. Mr. Jones attended Providence Baptist Church and was a retired shop foreman with the city of McMinnville Water Maintenance Department, where he was employed for 30 years. The son of the late Major A. and Lucille Williamson Jones, he was also preceded in death by brother Bennie R. Jones and brother, Bobby Wayne Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years Phyllis Norrod Jones of McMinnville; two sons Benny Dale Jones and Jeremy Lee Jones, both of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Herman Ace Boren of McMinnville; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Opal Jones of Woodbury; sister-in-law, Paula (David) Rogers of McMinnville; brother-in-law Jimmy (Oma) Norrod of McMinnville; brother-in-law, Larry (Phyllis) Norrod of Smithville; uncle, George (Dorothy) Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral service is 2 p.m. today at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Breedlove and Steven Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be made at
24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 29, 2011