WILLIAM JONES

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Funeral services for William "Bill" Jones will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 417 S. Fulton St., with the Rev. Cartrell Wood officiating.

Interment will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Percival Road, Columbia.

Mr. Jones transitioned on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the Carriage House of Sumter.

He was born in Charleston to the late Willie and Lizzie James Jones. He attended the public schools of Sumter County and Lincoln High School. Bill served in the United States Army during the Korean War. After the military, he was employed by Tuomey hospital for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Rosa Stewart Jones.

Surviving are his sons, William Stewart Jones of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Kevin Keith Jones of Santa Cruz, California; a sister, Annie (David) Murray of Sumter; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be made on his tribute page found at wwwPalmerMemorialChapel.com.

Professional services rendered by Palmer Memorial Chapel Inc.