Clifford Odell Jones, of Manchester, passed this life on Friday, November 15th, 2013 at his residence at the age of 84.
Mr. Jones was born in Columbia, Tennessee to the late James Bernie and Mary Emily Sexton Jones.
During his life, he worked as a Computer Technician for ARO and Calspan and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Manchester and the American Legion Post 43.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his wife, Gayle Armstrong Jones; one daughter, Martha Bell; three brothers, Preston, Eugene and Porter Jones; and three sisters, Irene Haislip, Adell Pickard, and Pauline Tice. Mr. Jones is survived by two daughters, Melinda Rhea and her husband Danny of Manchester and Mary Barnes and her husband Tony of Winchester; two sisters, Sallye Holder of Lewisburg and Betty Wilson of Lawrenceburg; one son-in-law, Danny Bell; two sisters-in-law, Thelma and Katherin Jones; eight grandchildren, Michelle Hawkersmith, Tommy York Jr., Aaron Bell, Bryan Bell, Jeremy Rhea, Jason Rhea, Olivia Wright and Heather Metzger; and 12 great grandchildren, Matt, Allysa, Chloe, Alisabeth, Allison, Allisa, Alex, Grant, Shaylee, Garrison, Morgan and Max.
Visitation for Mr. Jones will be held on Saturday, November 16th, 2013 from 4:00-9:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Danny Ray Jones and Bro. Roger Rhoten officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Bro. Keith Nunnelly officiating.
Pallbearers will be Tommy York Jr., Jeremy Rhea, Jason Rhea, Matt Hereford, Aaron Bell, Bryan Bell, Chris Hawkersmith, Michael Wright and Bryan Metzger. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Condra, Turney Trussel and Joey Kemp.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4825 Trousdale Drive, Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37220 or to 5 Loaves 4 Kids, c/o Belinda Bricken, PO Box 597, Tullahoma, TN 37388.