11/20/14 —– Billy Sherman Jones

Funeral services for Mr. Billy Sherman Jones, age 75, of Manchester, Tenn., will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Jones passed away Sunday, November 16, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Billy was born in Manchester, Tenn., the son of the late Lawrence S. and Ruby Mae Clayborn Jones.

He was self-employed as a stone mason in the construction industry. Billy served his country in the National Guard Reserves. He was a member and deacon at Forrest Mill Baptist Church. He loved  playing golf, woodwork, UT football, bowling, being outside, and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Billy was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angel Jones.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Linda Umbarger Jones of Manchester; two sons, Chris (Bonita Riddle) Jones and Josh (Jenny Meyer) Jones, both of Murfreesboro; five grandchildren, Cayln and Chrisln Jones, and Andy, Aaron, and Chloe Jones; and other beloved relatives, close special friends, and church family.