Elton Bruce Jones

Published 6:19 pm Thursday, July 21, 2016

Elton Bruce Jones, 65, of 513 East Main Street, Aulander, died Thursday July 20th, 2016. He was born on March 2, 1951 in Salisbury, Maryland, and raised in nearby Pocomoke City by the late William Henry and Mary Jane Jones, and was predeceased by his brother, Kenny Jones. He was a deacon and an active member of Aulander Baptist Church, as well as a member of Gideon’s International and Cashie Beekeepers. Elton was retired from Perdue Farms, Inc. and a Vietnam War Veteran where he served honorably in the United States Air Force.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 3:00PM at the Aulander Baptist Church, 109 Harmon Street, Aulander, NC, by Rev. Jimmy Blythe. Burial with military rites will follow at Edgewood Cemetery, Windsor, North Carolina.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Gail Harmon Jones of Aulander; son Bruce Landry Jones and wife Mary Jones of Carolina Beach; daughter Jessica Lyn Jones of Durham; mother-in-law Ruby Crisp Harmon and many loving family members.

The family will receive friends at Aulander Baptist Church Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 2:00 – 2:45PM and at other times from their home at 102-B Cypress Road, Merry Hill, NC 27957. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 554, Ahoskie, NC 27910 to be applied towards Bible purchases.

Online condolences may be directed to www.walkerfh.net. Walker Funeral Home, Windsor is serving the Jones family.