• Jones
    Mr. Jones


Funeral services for George Andrew Jones, 69, of Rock-dale will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial will be at Gause Cemetery in Gause.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the funeral home.

He passed away Monday morning, Nov. 4, at his home in Rockdale.

George was born March 9, 1950, in Rock-dale to Edward Smith and Jessie Grace (Cannaday) Jones. He graduated from Trinity High School in Trinity.

He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

On Jan. 17, 1975, he married Linda Ruth Sledge in the First Baptist Church in Rockdale.

George worked 31 years as a carbon setter with Alcoa until his retirement in 2001.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Rockdale VFW Post 6525 and United Steelworkers of America Local 4895.

He was an avid chicken fighter, enjoyed fishing, sports, gardening and playing pool. Most important to him are his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Jessie Grace Jones; a sister, Anita Louise Trow; and brothers, James E. Jones, Edward S. Jones Jr. and an infant brother.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Jones of Rockdale; son, James Edward Jones of Rock-dale; daughters, Brenda Lee McCullough of Bryan, Kimberly Grace Hopper of Bryan, Shelia Walker of Rockdale; brothers, Carl V. Jones of Rockdale, Richard C. Jones of Trinity; sisters, Vicki Elaine Ramey of Trinity, Nancy E. Pick of Palestine, Sandra L. Sledge of Rockdale, Cheryl F. Rushing of Trinity; 10 grandchildren, Dominique Jones, Cheyenne McCullough, Dakota Jones, Katelin Jones, Joshlin Jones, Janelle Jones, Kyle Sorensen, Cory Sorensen, Hailey Sorensen; and his great-grandchildren, Kennedy Walker, Lincoln Walker and three more on the way.

Pallbearers are Eric Jones, Kyle Sorensen, Johnny Cavazos, Rusty Sledge, Cory Sorensen and David Diver. Honorary pallbearers are Cody Walker and Kevin Trow.

Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, P.O. Drawer 1417, Rock-dale, TX 76567, 512-446-5454.

Rockdale Reporter

221 E. Cameron Ave
Rockdale, TX 76567