Mitchell Merrell Jones 1925-2011


Funeral service for Mr. Mitchell Merrell Jones, 86, of Auburn were held Monday, October 17, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home (Chapel).

Dr. Rusty Sowell officiated.

Visitation was from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Mr. Jones was a lifelong resident of Lee County. He was well known for the extreme quality of grading and excavation projects.

Merrell was well-known member of Old Geezer’s coffee drinking club and a regular patron of Beauregard Country Kitchen.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents Mary Ann Mitchell Jones and Loman Jones, Sr., and a brother Loman Jones Jr, three sisters; Mary Emma Jones, Eva Jones Fahl and Nell Jones Aldred. He is survived by his wife Peggy Locke Jones of Auburn, one son Mitchell Jones of Auburn, one daughter Heather Jones Gunnells (James) of Auburn, and one special puppy Addie, and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be directed to the Lee County Humane Society or a favorite charity.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home & Crematory directed the service.


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