December 1, 2020

Mr. Tommy Jones

Mr. Thomas Edward “Tommy” Jones, age 71, of Franklin passed away November 8, 2020.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Flat Rock Campground with Mr. Terry Harper officiating.

His body will lie in state at the campground from 1:30 until the funeral hour.

Interment will follow the service in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

Tommy was born October 5, 1949 in St. Petersburg, FL to the late Junie Wyatt “Bud” Jones and Alice Gertrude Kelsay Jones. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and a good Christian man.

An expert craftsman, he took pride in the work of his hands. Along with his brothers, Jim, Bob and Dan, he owned and operated Jones Sheet Metal for 37 years.

He was most at ease enjoying nature’s beauty. He loved to take camping trips and go hunting and fishing.

Another of his favorite outdoor activities was cutting firewood. He was known to gather piles of it no matter what time of year it was.

His most precious moments were spent with his family. He was married to his beloved Jennifer for 53 wonderful years. He was affectionately known as “Paw Paw” and attended almost every sporting event in which his grandchildren were involved.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Jones of Franklin; two daughters, Michelle Young of Roanoke and Allison Smith (Joel) of Franklin; four grandchildren, Kaitlin Wessinger (Devin), Luke Young, Kamryn Smith, and Kane Smith; two great-grandchildren, Levi Wessinger and Lylah-Kate Wessinger; two sisters, Alice Wells and Peggy Johnson; two brothers, Jim Jones (Gabi) and Bob Jones (Kathie); sister-in-law, Paula Jones; his beloved dog, Frosty; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Dan Jones.

Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be given to Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tommy’s name.

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

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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