Mack Porter Jones,74, of Cedar Grove, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Martin officiated the service. Burial followed in Cool Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Jones was born Nov. 3, 1945 in Jackson, to the late Porter David and Myrtie (McAlexander) Jones. He worked for the West Carroll School System as maintenance supervisor and was a member of the Cool Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
He was also preceded in death by 1 grandchild, Erin Jones. 2 sisters, Betty Hogue and Charlotte Spain.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Evelyn Jones; 1 daughter, Rita (Greg) Gateley of Cedar Grove; 2 sons, Ricky (Rebekah) Jones of Cedar Grove, Robin (Tracy) Jones of Jackson; 3 sisters, Addie Webb of Cedar Grove, Linda Cardwell of Trezevant, and Sandra Moore of Jackson.
He also leaves 6 grandchildren, Jenny Tidwell, Trent Gateley, Jada Jones, Matt Jones, Macey Jones, and Jordan Jones, and 4 great-grandchildren, J. C. Tidwell, Jonesy Tidwell, Jules Tidwell, and Jance Tidwell.
Pallbearers who served were Steve Cardwell, Jim French, Richard Hood, Tyler Nelson, Steve Price, Colin Simmons, Lucas Simmons, and Kevin West.