Zeb Jones, 81, of Rockingham, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at his home. He was born December 12, 1931 in Richmond County a son of the late, Manley and Mattie Leviner Jones. Mr. Jones served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from the city of Rockingham.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 22, at 4 p.m. at Southside Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Frances Jones; a step-son, Paul Faircloth; brothers, Ebb and Keller Jones; and sisters, Cleon Coward, Louise Coble, Effie Mauldin, and Ollie Jones.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Jones of the home; sons, Charles Jones of Gastonia and Michael Jones of Rockingham; a step-son, Tony Faircloth of Rockingham; a brother, Marshall Jones of Rockingham; and sisters, Flora Steele and Mattie Wheaton both of Rockingham; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southside Freewill Baptist Church, 660 Sandy Ridge Church Road., Ellerbe, NC 28338.
Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home of Rockingham is serving the family.