Mr. Stanford Jones, Sr., 86, of 923 Henry Berry Road, was born October 16, 1928 and journeyed home to Glory to be with his Lord, Saturday, July 11, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father: Mr. Foster Warriax; his mother: Ms. Annie Belle Jones Locklear; his wife: Mrs. Carlene Locklear Jones; a daughter: Miss Peggy Jones and five brothers: Mr. J. A. Jones, Mr. Spurgeon Collins, Mr. Willie James Jones, Mr. Wylon Warriax and Mr. Marvin Jones; a sister: Ms. Annie Neal Hunneycutt; two grandsons: Joseph Earl Locklear and Devon Jones and a granddaughter: Jessica L. Jones.
Mr. Jones was a hardworking, simple and caring man to all his family and friends.
The funeral will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs: Bill James Locklear, Larry Locklear and Tony Miller officiating. Entombment will follow in the Jones Family Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife: Mrs. Mary Ellen Locklear Jones; three sons: Mr. Russell Hoyt Jones, Mr. Stanford Jones, Jr. and Rev. Larry Locklear; four daughters: Ms. Vickie Jones, Ms. Darlene Locklear, Ms. Gayle Jones and Ms. Sherry Tyler; four brothers: Mr. Laudell Locklear, Mr. Charlie Locklear, Mr. Pete Locklear and Mr. Earl Warriax, Sr.; eight sisters: Ms. Erletha Jacobs, Ms. Pandora Sota, Ms. Mary Ruth Lowery, Ms. Ann Ferlon Prince, Ms. Mary Jones, Ms. Betty W. McFarland, Ms. Drew Strickland and Ms. Barbara Jane Lovejoy; twenty-nine grandchildren and thirty-five great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.