Larry Claude Jones

February 26, 1948 ~ April 16, 2017

Born in: Greeneville, TN
Resided in: Johnson City, TN

Larry Claude Jones, 69, of Johnson City died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Greeneville, son of the late Claude and Mavis Presley Jones. Larry was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in Korea. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed Contra dancing, piloting small aircraft and traveling. Larry is survived by his fiance? Rita Colley of the home; a son, Steve Jones of Melrose, MA; a step son Jason Colley (fiance? Victoria Blair) of Purcellville, VA; a brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Joann Jones of Knoxville; two sisters Donna Dean and Tammy Greer both of Greeneville; a granddaughter, Cristina ?Cris" Hise of Purcellville, VA; a special cousin Wanda Shealy and several nieces and nephews; his special dog Mulligan (an adopted pet who got a second chance thus the name). A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Oak Chapel at Morris-Baker Funeral Home under the direction of Rev. Edward Wolff. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until time of service at 3:00 pm.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Larry was a good friend and fellow golfer, he will be missed by many. My heart goes out to you Rita…I hope you find peace…. Lou and Betsy

  2. Anonymous says:

    Larry we will miss you. Your were a good friend and neighbor. John and Cathryn.

  3. Anonymous says:

    We Love You and Truly Miss You. It Still isn?t real yet, but we Miss you so. We were honored you and Rita Care to Visit Saturday, It was Great to see you out Of hospital. Be Free our Dear Friend…

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