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Kenneth Jones, 87

FEB. 7, 1924-JULY 5, 2011

July 05, 2011
  • Kenneth Jones
Kenneth Jones

Kenneth Jones, 87, of 6 N. Antietam St., Funkstown, Md., died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown.

Born Feb. 7, 1924, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late John Stanley and Ella May Bowlus Jones.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lee Jones, July 4, 2001.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army with Co. B 29th Infantry Division. He was the last surviving member.

He was a member of the VFW, AMVETS Post 10 and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.  

He is survived by two daughters, Susan Lewis and Cinda Jones, both of Funkstown; four sons, Gary Jones of Williamsport, Md., Richard Jones and Kenneth Jones, both of Funkstown, and Phillip Jones of Hagerstown; one sister, Freda Sweeney of Hagerstown; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Harold Jones; three sisters; and six brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. John Mowen will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Ralph S. Tagg Jr., Chapter 14, 11837 Hanging Rock Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.

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