Larry William Jones

Larry William Jones

April 7, 1947 - November 25, 2016

Larry William Jones, born April 7, 1947, departed this life on November 25, 2016, at his home in Corbin.
He was preceded in death by his parents William R. and Marie Maddox Jones; two brothers: John E. Jones and Joseph R. Jones and wife Peggy; two sisters: Elizabeth A. Jones and Linda Jones Gaylor and husband Kenneth; twin pre-born children: Joseph and Mary Jones; brothers-in-law Jack W. Willis, Kenneth Gaylor and Robert E. Rollins.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Julia Cima Jones and one daughter Katherine Jones Self, husband Scott; one granddaughter Roslyn Julia Self; four sisters: Hazel Jones Johnstone, husband James, Sandra Jones Willis, Ellen Jones Kepner, and Gloria Jones Rollins; also many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who mourn his passing.

Larry was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church since its beginning. He was part of the door greeter and visitation ministry. Larry was a retired salesman from Brandeis Machinery. Most recently he worked for Whitaker Bank as a courier. Larry has touched many lives through ministry and employment.

Family will receive friends at Hart Funeral Home after 6 pm on Wednesday, November 30th.
Services celebrating Larry’s life will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church on Thursday, December 1st at 11 am. Interment will be at Pine Hill Cemetery following the service. Bobby Joe Eaton, a life-long friend of Larry’s, Allen Bonnell and Jack Willis II will officiate.

Pallbearers include Brian Rollins, Todd Rollins, Jack Willis II, Phillip Cima, Gino Cima II, Steven Gaylor, Robert Gaylor and James Wright II.

  • Janet Fairchild
    Posted at 01:27h, 28 November Reply

    I graduated from Corbin High with Larry. I remember Larry with fondness. He was very nice person who was a friend to all. God bless his family and comfort them in this time of grief.

    With Sympathy,

    Janet Stewart Fairchild

  • Mike & Linda Valentine Phipps
    Posted at 03:21h, 28 November Reply

    Judy and Catherine, So very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless with comfort and peace.

  • Judith Williams Payton
    Posted at 15:00h, 28 November Reply

    Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Deepest condolences for your loss.

  • Janie Forbes
    Posted at 21:02h, 28 November Reply

    I will always remember Larry and hold his friendship dear as he talked about his grand baby and we talked about our families, motorcycles and life in general. I worked with Larry at Whitaker Bank and he loved my cooking and spicy crackers. I’ll never forget Larry. May God bless you and your family. You have my sincerest sympathies. I wish I could be there, I have moved to Florida and unable to attend.

  • James Durham
    Posted at 21:52h, 28 November Reply

    Larry would come down to Eaton & Gibbs and hang out sometimes. He was a sweet and funny man. He will be missed.

  • Patricia Watkins Giertz
    Posted at 15:58h, 29 November Reply

    Judy and family, So sorry for your loss. Prayers for strength to get through this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Gayle and Evajane Green
    Posted at 20:03h, 30 November Reply

    Judy and family, we are so sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Jay River
    Posted at 16:59h, 03 December Reply

    We wanted to express our sympathy to you and your family this verse encouraging during our time of loss. “Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.” (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) Jesus referred to himself to as “the resurrection and the life” at John 11:25. We pray that in the days to come you will be strengthened.


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