Mr. Elbert Jones, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Mr. Jones was born in Odum, GA on November 30, 1928 to the late Thomas Watson and Willie Reed Jones. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of almost 72 years, Ginette Cohen Jones, and five sisters and three brothers. Mr. Jones was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and he was affectionately known as “Dobie” to his grandchildren.
Mr. Jones proudly served his country in the United States Army. It would be during his service to his country while he was in Frankfurt, Germany, that he would meet and marry his beloved wife of almost 72 years, Ginette Cohen Jones. His beloved passed away on October 18, 2019. To raise his family Mr. Jones worked at Pure Milk and City Ice, and then had his career as a service tech at United Cities Gas. After 32 years of work and service he retired. Mr. Jones was a man of deep faith and conviction. He had a love for Southern Gospel Music. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where he served faithfully.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Tony Anderson, Dahlonega, and Jackie and Tony Lawton, Gainesville; grandchildren Amy and John Jarrard, Kelly and Darren Wood, and Toni and Chris Aloi; great-grandchildren Ashley and Caleb Stepp, Ansley Jarrard, Cooper Wood, Cannon Wood, Samuel Jarrard, Dominick Aloi, and Dax Aloi; and great-great-granddaughters Callie Stepp and Haddie Stepp.
Memorial services are scheduled for 4:00 PM Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the service hour Sunday at the funeral home.
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Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home, 2068 Hwy 19 N, Dahlonega, GA 30533