January 10, 1944 – December 8, 2017
Kenly- Donny Earl Jones, 73, passed away suddenly Friday morning at his home.
Donny was born January 10, 1944 in Johnston County to the late Raeford Timer and Hettie Hicks Jones. He was a retired school teacher after working many years in the public school system.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a service in the chapel with the Dr. Timothy Webber officiating. Burial will conclude the services in Evergreen Cemetery.
Donny is survived by his nephews, Wayne Strickland and wife Linda of Greensboro, Billy Strickland and wife Nancy of Carolina Beach, Ronnie Bass of Lucama, Danny Bass of Lucama, and Larry Bass of Wilson; nieces, Faye Rose and husband Roger of Florida, Connie Colston and husband Keith of Blounts Creek, and Renee Barnes and husband Scott of Wilson, Betty Holcomb and Ronald of Lucama, Dottie Hill land husband Raymond of Douglas Georgia, and Nell Boyette and husband Charles of Knightdale; 13 great nieces and nephews, 15 great great nieces and nephews, and 17 great great great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Jones Gurley, Inez Jones, Lela Jones Strickland; brothers, Tilmer Jones Jr., JR Jones, Paul Jones, James Jones and Charles Edward Jones, step nephews, Wayne Bass and Dennis Bass.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorials be made to the Wayne Senior Center, 2001 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro NC, 27530 or the Anxiety and Depression Organization at www.adaa.org.