Mr. Earl Mason Jones, age 89 of Shelbyville passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the V.A. Medical Center in Nashville.
He was a native of Somerset, Kentucky and the son of the late Joe A. Jones and Mary Jane Hail Jones. He served in the Unted States Airforce and retired from Dixie Transport. He was married to Martha Jean Jones who preceded him in death in 1992.
Mr. Jones is survived by his children: Amanda McCall (Ben) of Shelbyville, Kay (William) Musick of Bristol, Tennessee and Terry Jones of Jacksonville, Florida. He is survived by one brother: Elmer Jones of Somerset, Kentucky as well as four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two children: Jimmy Jones in 1979 and Erlene Mumpson in 1998. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Gowen-Smith with Bro. David Bradley officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.