Cecil Francis Jones

Dec. 11, 2013 @ 11:35 PM

Cecil Francis Jones, age 72 of Strawberry Plains passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013. He was retired from Rohm and Haas after 35 years, and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of Beech Springs Baptist Church and a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge #588 of Kodak, TN.

He was preceded in death by his wife Roberta Drinnen Jones, infant daughter Robin Lynn Jones, and parents Ernest and Ruth Jones.

Survivors: Son and Daughter-in-law: Greg and Jennifer Jones; Daughter and Son-in-law: Pam and Joe Cate; Grandchildren: Whitney and Kelsey Cate, Kathryn and Andrew Jones; Brother: Roger Jones; Sisters and Brothers-in-law: Jo Ann and Bob Ogle, Dorothy and Ron Takacs, Bonnie and Earl Keck, Mickey and Ken Wittenbarger, Mary Lou Lauderdale; Special friends: Billy Russell and Roger Rule; Several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beech Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, 337 W. Mount Rd., Kodak, TN 37764

Funeral service 7 PM Friday at Beech Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Compton officiating. Interment 11 AM Saturday in Pollard Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Friday at Beech Springs Baptist Church. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.