May 22, 2018

Mr. Charles Jones

Mr. Charles Embery Jones, age 88 of Gainesville, Georgia passed on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Franklin, Georgia.

Mr. Jones was born in Bowdon, Georgia on June 7, 1927, the son of the late Douglas Mathis Jones and Joe Jones. He was a Christian by faith. He was a truck driver until an accident took his eye site.

All those who knew him would tell you that he never let his disability prevent him from having a good life. He had a wonderful spirit, and could turn even a bad experience into a positive event.

Dancing was an activity that he excelled in and he enjoyed showing off his skill with family and friends who would share the dance floor with him. Dressing well was also a passion of his. He loved to always be the best dressed man at any event.

Mr. Jones never met a stranger, and made everyone in his presence feel special. He was a loving father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Burton Jones of Gainesville, GA.; three daughters, Bertha Clarke (Ken) of Tracy, CA., Patricia Cantrell (Christopher) of Gainesville, GA., and Windy Jones of Duluth, GA.; two sons, Marcus Jones of Gainesville, GA., and Timothy Jones also of Gainesville, GA.; one sister, Lucille Jones, of Akron, OH.; eight grandchildren, Jazmin Clark, Joshua Clark, Channing Cantrell, Craig Osborne, Kendreka Jones, Kendrick Millsap, Lamarcus Jones, and Rashonda Jones; and six great-grandchildren, Taraji Jones, Alliaa Osborne, Adabian Osborn, Grayson Osborn , A J Jones, and Elija Jones.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Joe Jones, Jr.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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