Mr. Archie Norris Jones, Sr., age 86, of Blackshear passed away Sunday afternoon (11/21/21) at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah following an extended illness.
Born November 9, 1935 in Tampa, Florida, he was a son of the late Archie Harry and Hazel Agnes Thomas Jones. He was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy Reserves and moved to Pierce County in December 1979. He worked for CSX Transportation, retiring in 1995 as a conductor and was a member of Blackshear First Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Archie Norris “Scooter” Jones, Jr.; and his 2 sisters, Harriet Sanz and Cozett Edwards.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Faye Jones of Blackshear; 3 sons, Timothy Jones (April) of Dixie Union, Neil Jones (wife Arlene) of Blackshear, and Jonathan Jones (Angel) of Blackshear; daughter-in-law, Linda Jones of Waycross; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brother, Nolan Jones (wife Debbie) of Dover, FL; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A memorial service will take place Saturday morning (11/27/21) at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Boatright and Rev. Edmund Thrift officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31503.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
To send flowers to Archie's family, please visit our floral store.