Mr. Cecil Jones, 79, passed away March 15, 2013. He was born May 25, 1933, in Geneva County, Ala., to Sidney and Addie Smith Jones.
Mr. Jones was a resident of Seminole, Fla. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Era, serving his country in the United States Air Force as a sergeant with more than 22 years of service before retiring. He enjoyed fishing and especially enjoyed being a grandfather.
Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his parents, and one great-grandson Zane Newman.
Mr. Jones is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nelva Dean Barker Jones of Seminole; son, Zachery Ray Jones and wife, Juanita of Holmes County, Fla.; daughters, Belinda Jones Smith and husband Dave of Freeport, Fla., and Nikki Jones Vaughan and husband, Scott of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; brother, Ray Jones and wife Margie of Holmes County, Fla.; grandchildren, Michael Newman, Sam Newman, Josh Jones and wife Kellie, Kodi Sniezko and Jarrett Sniezko; and great-grandchildren, Ryder Newman, Jacob Newman, Zoë Newman, Quinton Jones and Madison Jones.
A time of visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 18 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel, 230 Park Ave. in DeFuniak Springs.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. March 19 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel, 230 Park Ave., in DeFuniak Springs.
Pallbearers will be the grandsons, Michael Newman, Sam Newman, Josh Jones, Kodi Sniezko, Quinton Jones and Ryder Newman. Honorary pallbearer will be Jarrett Sniezko.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
Burial will follow in the Limestone Cemetery with Military Honors.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.