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Published: April 12, 2021


Bert Jones, 83, of Florence died Sunday, April 11, 2021, at his residence.

A graveside service will be Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11 AM at Florence City Cemetery, with Bro. Jeff Walton officiating.  Elkins Fuenral Home is assisting the family.

Mr. Jones was a Coffee High School graduate and later received his BS from Florence State.  He was a member of the ROTC and Army Reserve.  He was a board member of Childhaven Children’s Home, El Reposo Nursing Home, and Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home.  He was a Deacon and Elder for Wood Avenue Church of Christ for 30 plus years.  He was a member of Jacksonburg Church of Christ.  He loved farming, gardening, and was a collector of treasures.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Janie Jones; sister, Loulie English.

Mr. Jones is survived by his loving wife Nita Jones; children, Marcia Posey (Chris), Eddie Jones, and Janie Walton (Jeff); grandchildren, Marcus Posey (Elizabeth), Lucas Posey, Nick Walton, Joanna Walton, Sylvia Jones, Kayla Walton, and Leon Jones; great-grandchild, James Edward Posey; brother-in-law, Ronnie English.

Pallbearers will be Marcus Posey, James Posey, Lucas Posey, Nick Walton, Ed May, David May, Alan May, Bobby English, and Brian English.

Special thanks to Dr. Robert Mann; Amedisys Hospice nurses, Katie and Heather.

Memorials may be made to Childhaven Children’s Home or Mars Hill Bible School.

You are invited to leave condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com.