Donald  Jones

Donald Jones

Donald Burton Jones, age 84 of Snellville, GA passed away June 15, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dena Guinn Jones and is survived by his wife, Eleanor K. Jones; children, Daryl A. Jones, Diane J. Zimmerman and her husband, Harold, Joan K. Warrick and her husband, Tim, Melanie K. Wyatt and her husband, David, Tammy K. Elrod and her husband, Rick; grandchildren, Michael Zimmerman, Jeffery Zimmerman, Eric Zimmerman, Matthew Warrick and his wife, Miriam, Mary Margaret Warrick, Corianne Warrick, Brandon Wyatt, Megan Hill and her husband, Shawn, Anna Wyatt, Joshua Elrod and his wife, Hannah, Elizabeth Keltner and her husband, Lance, Andrew Elrod; great grandchildren, Cole, Carson, and Cooper Zimmerman, Gentry, Audrey, Ella, and Taylor Warrick, Tilly and Gideon Elrod; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Jones was a US Navy Veteran of WW II serving from January 1944 until May 1946 on board the USS Alaska. He was extremely proud to have served his country during WW II and often talked of his years in the Navy. He displayed a picture of his ship proudly in his home and gave details of his years in the war to his family. Donald was a graduate of Tech High School in Atlanta and Emory University in Atlanta. As native of Atlanta, he grew up in the Kirkwood area. He retired from Carolina Casualty Company as a Vice President with an office located in Snellville, GA. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 18 at 2:00pm at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Dr. Charles Howell, Rev. Wayne Jones, Rev. Joe Hughes officiating. Interment will be held at Snellville Historical Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 4:00pm until 7:00pm, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Baptist of Blue Ridge, Building Fund, 907 East Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, in memory of Donald Burton Jones. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200