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“Dear Nancy and Al, Ashley and Clay, I was sorry to read of your father/grandfather's death and am thinking of all of you as you begin the mourning...Read More »
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“William, I was sorry to hear about your father and regret not being able to be at the funeral today. I would have loved to have been able to see...Read More »
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“I am thinking of you all today. May God bless you during your lose. I hope you all know who I am. I am the Postmaster of Whitestone Post office. I...Read More »
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“Dear Nell, Nan, Al, and William My mother called to tell me the sad news of your father's passing. I have such fond memories of your family and that...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Cecilia Mims

“Nell, It is so difficult to have to give up the ones we love, and my heart goes out to you. Although I did not know your father personally I'm sure...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine Collins Gilmore

“Please know i am thinking of all of you at this time. I remember him with many wonderful memories of White Stone days of Albert and Guynell together....Read More »
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“Dear Nan and Jola, "Boot" sounds like someone I would have loved to have known. What a great, long interesting life he achieved. I have been...Read More »
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“I miss him. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Guy Murph Carpenter

Albert Pierce Jones, Sr., 90, of White Stone, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born October 13, 1918, in the Mountainview community of Greenville County, SC, he was the son of the late Pierce Harper and Nannie Taylor Jones and the husband of the late Guynell Murph Jones. He attended North Greenville College and the University of South Carolina and was the co-owner of Jones and Lindsey Construction Company. He was a member of White Stone United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

Survivors include two daughters, Nell Jones Hodge and her husband Thomas R. Hodge of Seneca, and Nancy L. Banks and her partner Jola Sacewicz of Villa Hills, KY; two sons, Dr. Albert P. Jones, Jr. of Rochester, NY, and Dr. William Taylor Hill Jones and his partner Dr. Barry Reeves Pate of Asheville, NC; five grandchildren, T. Russell Hodge, Jr. and his wife Anna of Campobello, Ashley Jones Smith and her husband Michael of Charleston, William Pierce Hodge and his wife Anna of Greenville, James L. Banks, IV and his wife Katie of Madison, MS, and Clayton Harper Jones of Charleston; a sister-in-law, Marian Murph of White Stone; and two sisters, Vara Graham of Greenville, and Lucy Coleman of Hilton Head Island. He was predeceased by three brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Floyds Greenlawn Chapel conducted by the Rev. Patricia McCain. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Following the committal service, the family will receive friends at White Stone Schoolhouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to White Stone United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 770, White Stone, SC 29386; to the Murph Scholarship Fund for Nurses at USC-Upstate, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303; or to the Pacolet Mills Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 39, Pacolet, SC 29372.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Ruby Rookard and Laenette Wright for all of their love, care, and devotion.

An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Floyds Greenlawn Chapel

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235 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
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