Sanford Ross Jones

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Sanford Ross Jones went to be the Lord.

He was an avid gardener, fisherman and carpenter. Sanford was a retired welder foreman at Essmueller in Laurel.

He was preceded in death by parents Charlie and Mae Wilson Jones; wife Dorothy A. Jones; grandson Ross Blackledge; sister Jean Johnson; brothers Harold Jones, and Olen Jones and his wife Mary Catherine Jones.

He is survived by daughters Debra Blackledge (Eddie) of Laurel, Barbara Caraway (Greg) of The Woodlands, Texas, and Susan Greer of Laurel; five grandchildren, Daniel Greer (Tiffany) of Laurel, Dustin Greer of Austin, Texas, and Ashley Caraway, Gregory Caraway (Abby) and Kyle Caraway, all of Texas; and four great-grands, Daisy and Lily Greer, Kian Faldivar, and Lynn Caraway. Mr. Jones is also survived by sister-in-law Peggy Jones; family friend Christine Carr; and brother-in-law Hugh Johnson.

Visitation will be Friday from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at Memory Chapel. Graveside services will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 3 p.m. Rev. Valton Douglas will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Greer, Kyle Caraway, Phillip Shaw and other family and friends.

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