Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Edgar (EJ) Jones

Friday, January 22, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.

Edgar (EJ) Jones, husband of 64 years to Frances Jones, departed this life on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the age of 84, at this home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the son of the late, Edgar E. and Effie Jones. He was a member of Pulaski Baptist Church where he was a deacon. He loved to sing gospel music. He is survived by his wife, Frances Jones, one son, Rodney (Cathy) Jones of Somerset, Ky, two daughters, Carolyn (and the late Ralph) Troxtell of Somerset, Ky and Janice (Blaine) Smith of Science Hill, Ky. Also, seven grandchildren, JD (Tosha) Jones, Chad (Erica) Jones, Jennifer (Dusty) Mayfield, Alex (Stephanie) Jones Heather (Adam) Dooley, Daniel Daulton, Cody Wilson and two step grandchildren, Greg (Franki) Dalton, Rodney (Jennifer) Dalton and fourteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Herman Jones, Arlie Jones, Orville Jones and three sisters, Beulah Payne, Helen Hunt, Leona Burdine and one son-in-law, Ralph Troxtell.

A special thank you to the Hospice staff and special caregivers, Becky Young and Ruth Mann. He was very loved and will be greatly missed by many.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 1:00 P.M. with Dr. Adam Dooley and Bro. Stan Stevenson officiating, burial will follow in Pulaski Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Alzheimer’s Respite Center, P.O. Box 393 Somerset, Ky 42502, or the Pulaski Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Edgar (EJ) Jones.

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