Mr. Douglas Herron Jones, age 86, of Lexington, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at his home. Mr. Jones was born on February 26, 1933, in Campbellsville, Kentucky, to Cornia Clyde Jones and Flossie Mae Herron Jones. He was a graduate of Campbellsville High School Class of 1951. He was retired from TN Gas Transmission in Gabe, KY and also retired as a supervisor of maintenance at TVA. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Jones was also a member of the Waverly Masonic Lodge #304, as well as a Shriner. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Hope Recovery Center, an avid golfer, and a University of Kentucky basketball fan.
He is survived by:
His Wife of 26 years, Peggy Jo Hodge Jones
4 children: Stephen Douglas Jones, Lisa Jane Jones, Tracy Jones Dreaden (Dennis), and Amy Twilla Jones Longshore (Dan)
4 Stepsons: William Richard Burke, Jr. (April), Ronald Warren Burke (Stacy), Rende Alan Burke (Lesley), and Robbie Dewayne Burke (Melissa)
Grandchildren: Kelly Jayne Schwerdtfeger Story (Lee), Adam Clay Schwerdtfeger (Danielle), Channing Young Jones, Lucas Jackson Jones, Andrew Plant Jones (Kayla), Paige Baranowski (Corey), Kristen Wilson, Kase Burke, Kevin Burke, Megan Wally, Blake Burke, Hailey Garner, Kynlee Burke, Tyler Burke, Trevor Burke, Trace Burke, Tucker Burke, Will Burke, Emma Burke, and Asher Burke
Great Grandchildren: Klay Wilson Pirtle, Lilleeyana Jane Story, Hadley Drew Jones, Leighton Olivia Jones, Brent Baker Jones, Brayden, Logan, Peyton, Jaxon, Ragan, Jake, and Beckett.
Nieces and Nephews: Larry Gupton (Marsha), Jolynn Alan (Danny), Mark Gupton (Leslie), Mike Jones (Margarett),
Don Jones (Rebecca), and Terri Slinker (Russ)
Sisters-in-law: Marcie Hendrick (Jim), Kay Davis (Mike), and Joyce Young (David)
3 Special Caregivers: Pennie Hemby, Kay Davis and Lounelle Brasher
A special thank you to TN Quality Home Health Care and TN Quality Hospice for all the care and kindness you extended to Doug and our family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Cornia Clyde and Flossie Mae Jones, one brother Boyer Jones and 2 sisters Mary Jo Jones and Geneva Gupton.
Visitation for Mr. Jones will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN, from 11:00 AM until the time of service beginning at 1:00 PM. Brother Adam Schwerdtfeger and Marcie Hendrick and Lisa Jones will officiate the service. Interment will follow at the Richlawn Cemetery in Waverly, TN.
Donations may be made to the Hope Recovery Center, P.O. Box 94, Medon, TN 38356
LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME
2400 Hwy 13 N
Waverly, TN 37185