William Bowling “Bill” Jones, Jr. age 72, died Friday, August 6, 2010 at his home. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late William Bowling Jones and Louise Simmons Jones. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist church, a graduate of Berea High School and NC State University. He owned Bill Jones Construction.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 8, at 3:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by the Rev. Keith Williams, Rev. Bob Baynard and Rev. Billy Lynch. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving one brother, Bradley Johnson Jones of Oxford; two sisters, Anita Jones Adcock of Stem and Mary Catherine Jones Adcock of Oxford; Finnie Edgar White, Jr. of Oxford; three nephews; three nieces; seven great-nephews and two great-nieces.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, from 1:30 until 2:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall at Mt. Zion Baptist Church and at other time they will be at the home of Bradley and Teresa Jones.
Flowers are accepted or memorials will may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery fund, c/o Leonard Daniel, 109 Meadow Heights, Oxford, NC 27565.
The family is in the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. For online condolences go to www.gnvfh.com and select obituaries.