Rev. Howard Jones officiated at the services. Burial followed in East End Cemetery in Cadiz.
Mr. Jones died on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at 10:30 p.m., at Northlake Nursing Home in Merrillville, Ind., of natural causes.
Mr. Jones was born on July 28, 1916, in Golden Pond, Ky (Trigg County). He was the son of the late Stapleton and Alice Ross Jones.
Mr. Jones was a retired construction worker and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle Carr; two sons, James D. Jones and Seldon Jones, Jr.; two grandchildren, Valerie Jones and Randy Jones; and four brothers, Herman Jones, Prede Jones, Cornie Jones, and Clyde Jones.
Survivors include grandchildren, Douglas Jones, James Jones, LaRhonda and Jerry Maymard, and Daughter-in-law, Carolyn Jones, all of Whiting, Ind., Ronnie and Betty Jones of Scottsboro, Ala., Christa Jones of Dover, Tenn., and Dana and Gerald Baggett of Erin, Tenn.; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Kenneth Jones, Hayden Jones, Ricky Jones, Tommy Hanberry, Earl Carr, and Cecil Carr.