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David Paul “Rattler” Jones Sr., 63
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McMinnville resident and Warren County resident David Paul “Rattler” Jones Sr., 63, was born Sept. 10, 1956 and died March 31 at his residence following an extended illness.

A truck driver for Hillis Trucking Company, he was the son of Bernice “Bunny” Marie Peterson Jones of McMinnville and the late William Edward Jones. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by brother Mike Jones, and grandparents Henry and Martha Powell, and Peter and Irene Peterson.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by son Paul Jones of McMinnville, stepson James (Lorin) Walker Jr. of McMinnville, two step-granddaughters Claudia and Maeve Walker, two brothers and sisters-in-law Bill and Barbara Jones of McMinnville and Kevin and Tish Jones of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Cynthia and Jimmie Gribble of McMinnville, uncle and aunt, Michael and Janice Marquardt of Minnesota, aunt Kathryn Akins of McMinnville, uncle Paul Jones of McMinnville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Jones will be cremated. A private gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 5, 2020