Jones, William

JONES, William Candler

William Candler Jones, born August 19, 1934 in the Mt. Bethel Community to Jeff and LeOla Wilson Jones. Attended Mt. Bethel Elementary and Junior High. He graduated from Acworth High in 1952. His bus route was 46 miles one-way, taking many back roads to pick up children on the way.

He went to work at Life of Georgia Insurance Co. Retiring after 51 years. He served 6 years in the Army. He was married to Virginia Curran Jones for 42 years. They lived most of that time in the Red Oak community. He enjoyed his family, his high school friends and also the Life of Georgia Retirees group.

William has one son, Dow Curran Jones of Tuscaloosa, AL. Three grandchildren, Dow Jr., Lauren Youngblood, and Samuel; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Wesley, Lanier and Norris.

William was preceded in death by his wife; daughter-in-law, Linda; sisters, Ivalyne Monckton and Voncile Hartmann; brothers, Curtis, Elmer and Donald.

No Services are scheduled at this time.