Gerald Martin Jones, 58 of Morgantown, Ky. died Friday June 1, 2007 at his residence. He was a Warren County native, Founder and Owner of JONES FUNERAL CHAPEL INC. Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and Retired Butler County Coroner. Member of First Baptist Church, Cassia Lodge #272 F&AM, Board Commissioner for Morgantown Housing Authority from 1986 – 2007, Butler Co. Shrine Club, Rizpah Shrine Temple, Scottish Rite, Royal Order of Jesters Court #171 where he served on the Board of Director’s and was past president in 2002, Past President of Morgantown – Butler Co. Chamber of Commerce in 1981, 1993, 1996, 1999 and 2002, Founder of JONES FUNERAL MONUMENT CO. 1986 and Member of Gideon’s International Butler / Edmonson Co. Camp.
Gerald Martin Jones is survived by his wife Janice Watkins Jones of Morgantown; daughter Melissa Dawn Gary “Missy” husband Mark of Leitchfield; son Gerald Martin Jones II “Marty” wife Haley of Morgantown; parents Shelby Jr. and Anita Elaine Martin Jones of Morgantown; foreign exchange daughter Ana Beatriz Braeuner “Ani” of Guatemala; 3 grandchildren Hunter Stephen and Talon Chase Gary both of Leitchfield and Olivia Grace Jones of Morgantown; 2 sisters Sharon Jones of Bardstown and Shirley Hampton husband Freddie of Morgantown; 2 brothers Shelby Keith Jones wife Angie of Leitchfield and Brian Kevin Jones wife Angie of Taylorsville and host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at the JONES FUNERAL CHAPEL Monday June 4, 2007 at 2:00 pm with Bro. Darryl Dockery and Bro. Bill Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation Sunday June 3, 2007 11:00am – 9:00pm at the JONES FUNERAL CHAPEL and Monday June 4, 2007 8:00am til funeral time at the JONES FUNERAL CHAPEL. Masonic service Sunday June 3, 2007 at 6:00pm at the JONES FUNERAL CHAPEL.