Mr. Buddy D. Jones, age 61, of McMinnville, TN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN after a brief illness. Born on August 10, 1949 in Warren County, TN, Mr. Jones was raised and lived in McMinnville his whole life. He attended Providence Baptist Church and was a retired shop foreman with the City of McMinnville Water Maintenance Department, where he was employed for 30 years. The son of the late Major A. and Lucille Williamson Jones, he was also preceded in death by brother Bennie R. Jones and brother Bobby Wayne Jones.
Buddy is survived by his wife of 38 years Phyllis Norrod Jones of McMinnville, TN, two sons Benny Dale Jones and Jeremy Lee Jones both of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Ann and Herman Ace Boren of McMinnville, TN, brother and sister-in-law Carl and Opal Jones of Woodbury, TN, sister-in-law Paula (David) Rogers of McMinnville, TN, brother-in-law Jimmy (Oma) Norrod of McMinnville, brother-in-law Larry (Phyllis) Norrod of Smithville, uncle George (Dorothy) Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral Service is 2 P.M. Friday, July 29, 2011, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Steve Breedlove and Bro. Steven Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Friday from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
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McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.