Larry I. Jones, age 70, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Tues. Jan. 31, 2012.
Larry was born September 8, 1941 in Rutherford County, NC to the late James Irvin Jones and Mary Ellen Hamrick. He was a graduate of Ellenboro High School, class of 1961 and a US Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the Army Reserves for over 29 years. He was also a member of the Forest City Masonic Lodge #381 for 25 years and a member of the Scottish Rite and a Shriner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Grant and Carol Galloway.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Nancy Rash Jones; one son, Michael Larry Jones and wife, Chasity of Ellenboro; one daughter, Anissa Roberts and husband, Rick of Asheville. He is also survived by five grandchildren,
Funeral services were conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with honors and rites being rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard and the Masonic Lodge #381.
Memorial donations are suggested to Corinth Baptist Church, 767 Pinehurst Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040.
Harrelson Funeral Home is caring for the Jones Family.