Virgil Jones Jr.
SMITHLAND — Virgil L. Jones Jr., 81, of Smithland died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
He was of the Baptist faith and a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jones; two daughters, Patricia Fondaw of Paducah and Amanda Long of Smithland; two brothers, Thomas Jones of Smithland and Donnie Jones of Ledbetter; one sister, Faye Archambeault of Murray; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Rodney L. Jones, and one brother. His parents were Virgil Jones and Ellen Gaines Jones.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Paradise Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Mitcheson officiating. There will be no visitation.
Collier Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.