Robert “Bob” Neal Jones
Funeral services for Mr. Bob Jones were held Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Saulters Funeral Home in Prentiss. Mr. Jones, 89, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019, at his residence. Rev. Joe Gardner and Dr. French Trip officiated. Interment followed in Lone Star Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Robert “Bob” Neal Jones was born August 7, 1930 in Moorehead to William Oden Jones, Sr. and Annie Lee Wigington Jones. Mr. Bob was an operator in the gas pipeline business for Southern Natural Gas for 41 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; one son, Randy Jones; three sisters and five brothers.
Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 65 1/2 years, Joyce Jones of New Hebron; two sons, Hal Jones (Evon) and Mike Jones (Annette), all of New Hebron; one daughter-in-law, Martha Jones of New Hebron; six grandchildren, Nealie (Wade) Bryant, Grant Jones, Ashley (Scotty) Burns, Allison (Jonathan) Evans, Finleigh Jones and Carrie Grace Jones; and seven great-grandchildren, Eli Bryant, Chainie Kate Bryant, Connor Banks, Brayson Evans, Halli Tate Evans, Kaitlyn Evans and Aubrey Evans.
Friends desiring to make memorials are asked to do so to The Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39126.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.