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Alvin Fred Jones

September 8, 1931 ~ November 15, 2017 (age 86)
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Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Alvin Fred Jones, age 86 of Decherd.  Mr. Jones passed away November 15, 2017 at his home with his loving family at his side.  Mr. Jones was a member of the Franklin County Farm Bureau and a longtime member of the Broadview Baptist Church where he operated the sound board for every service.  He was a lifelong farmer, raising beef cattle, dairy cows and planting row crops.  Mr. Jones was a generous, kind and loving husband, father and grandfather and will be remembered as a man of few words.   He seldom said “I love you” to anyone, but his loving actions spoke much louder than any word that could be spoken.  Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his mother, Victoria Lee Rollman Jones and his father, E. A. Jones; son, Ricky Bryant; brother, Gordon Jones; his first wife Mildred Jene Jones.  He leaves to Cherish his memory, his wife of 30 years, Ruby Wimbley Jones; daughters, Shelia (Mickie) Gambill of Belvidere and Sharon Bryant of Decherd; son, Alvin (Linda) Jones; brothers, Albert (Irene) Jones of Winchester and Harold (Joan) Jones of Belvidere; grandchildren, Jessica, Caleb (Betty), Holly, Dylan, Taylor, Johnny and Keisha; great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Johnny (Misty), Kannon Haven, Ryder and Rylie; step-grandchildren, Cody, Amber and Nick; numerous cousins.  Visitation will be at Watson-North Funeral Home on Friday November 17, 2017   from 4-8 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted from the Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday November 18, 2017 with Rev. Charles Houston officiating.  Interment will be at Franklin Memorial Gardens with friends and family serving as pallbearers.  Online condolences may be sent to   

 Service Information

November 17, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
November 18, 2017

2:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

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