STATHAM – Jimmy Daryl Jones, 63, died Monday, October 24, 2011 at his residence following a long battle with cancer.
Born in Augusta, he was the son of Margaret K. Jones of Acworth and the late James W. Jones. He was a retired district manager from United Insurance Co. of America. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war, where he earned several medals, including the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with two bronze stars and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was a quartermaster in the United States Coast Guard. Jimmy was a member of Bearcreek First Baptist Church.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Nita Jones, Statham; son, Jason Derrick Jones, Statham; grandchildren, Gavin, Grant, Trista and Tayden Jones; and a brother, Dennis C. Jones, Acworth.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 26, at 2 p.m. at Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Wright officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.