A time to be born
Curtis Jones was born August 21, 1946 to his parents Arthur Jones, Sr. and Ethel Mae Hannans, Jones who preceded him in his death. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Arthurs Jones Jr. grandsons Ashton Jones and Nyles Jones.
A time to educate
Curtis was educated in the Charlton County public school system. He was a 1965 graduate from Bethune High School. He also received a certificate for real estate selling from the Georgia Institute of Real Estate Inc, Atlanta, GA in 1970.
A time to live
Curtis joined the United States Army and served active duty for several years. He was also employed by Ford Motor Company and worked as a wood producer for Jenkins BBQ in Jacksonville, FL for 30 years. On March 24th, 1984 he joined in holy matrimony to/w Eleanor Peterson Jones. Born to this union were 3 children. He was a proud devoted grandfather who he had a special bond with both grandchildren, by whom he was affeciately known as “Popa”. He was also called Popa by the community kids. He was a member of Greater Faith Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Van Baker.
A time to die
Curtis passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at UNF Shands, North Campus, Jacksonville, FL.
A time to mourn
He leaves to cherish his memories: devoted and loving wife: Eleanor Peterson Jones; children: Lana “Curt” Jones, Candice Jones, Curtis Devin (Venir) Jones. Granddaughters: Marlei Jones-Ervin and Raelyn Jones; Brother: Richard (Rosa Mae) Jones, Stone Mountain, GA. Nieces and Nephew: Renae (Matthew) Henry, Veronica Jones, and Kevin A. Jones, all of Stone Mountain, GA. One Uncle: Lawrence (Ruby Lee) Hannans. Special Niece: Nedra Philmoe. Like a son: Fredrick Taylor, Special Friends: Alvin Taylor, Sr. and Ron Austin Sister-in-laws: Rose Peterson Anderson, Georgia Peterson, Carolyn Peterson, Vanessa Peterson, Sylvia Peterson, Wanda (Kenny) Cash, Marsha (Larry) Young, Ayesha Wong; Brother-in-laws: George (Melody) Peterson, Charlie Peterson, Kelvin (Gloria) Peterson, Joe (April) Peterson, Kenneth (Maxine) Peterson, and Kenneth Newsome. God children: Curtis Smith, Clarence Adamsom Jr, Mathew Alberlie , Darrel Spatcher Jr, Brandi and Brandon Doles, Jacan Peterson, Cortez Reed, Amber George, Charles Davis, Brailyn Shaw, Roger Ingram, Lyla and Dylan Clarday, Jackson Smith, Neil Lushington, Colby Bryant, Chloe Bryant, Colt Bryant; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Graveside services will be held October 25, 2020 at 1 p.m. in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Due to the COVID-19, the family would like to ask all to please follow the rules of social distancing and face mask are recommended at the service. Also, anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, Georgia.
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