Denson A. Jones

Published 9:12pm Friday, March 9, 2012

Denson A. Jones

1933-2012

Funeral service for Mr. Denson A. Jones, 78, of Alexander City, will be Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home.  Rev. Jeremy Johnson will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillview Memorial Park with veteran’s honors provided by the Alexander City Veteran’s Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 11, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Jones passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at his residence.  He was born on November 1, 1933 in Cowpens, Alabama to Homer Jones and Mary Sue Joiner Jones.  Mr. Jones graduated from Hackneyville High School and worked for Uniroyal for 25 years. He also worked for Russell Corp. and the Shell Plant in Sylacauga. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War.  Mr. Jones was an Alabama football and New York Yankee enthusiast and coached baseball for many years.  He enjoyed being outdoors and loved water skiing and bowling, which he was a trophy winner in both.  He was a charter member of Liberty Baptist Church since 1971 and served as Sunday School Director.  Mr. Jones loved his family and spending time with them most of all.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Marlene Hayes Jones of Alexander City; daughters, Angela Hale (Dwight) of Hartselle, Pamela Liberto of Gulf Shores, Melanie Morrison of Wetumpka, and Melinda Blair (Johnny) of Alexander City; grandchildren, Jordan Hale, Nicholas Liberto, Cody Blair, and Audrey Blair; brothers, Paul Jones and Homer Lynn Jones both of Alexander City, Donald Jones of Jackson’s Gap, and Douglas Jones and David Jones both of Hackneyville; mother and father-in-law, Johnnie and Marlyn Hayes of Kellyton; and brothers-in-law, Steve Hayes of Kellyton and Danny Hayes of Dadeville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Gaylia Marie Sanford; and brother, Edward Eugene Jones.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contributions be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 1365 Hillabee Street, Alexander City, AL 35010.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Alacare Hospice for all their care and compassion.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.

Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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