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Funeral Service

Grace Fellowship Church
Monday March 11th, 2019
1:00pm

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Grace Fellowship Church
Monday March 11th, 2019
2:00pm

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Rev. Daniel Webster Jones, Jr.

Rev. Daniel Webster Jones, Jr. 89, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Moses Cone Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Grace Fellowship Church with Dr. John Marks officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held following the service. There will be a private burial in Norfolk, VA. Rev. Jones was born in Norfolk, VA to the late Daniel Webster Jones, Sr. and Evelyn O’Neil Jones. He attended William and Mary College, Elon College and obtained his Master of Divinity at Duke University. He faithfully served as Pastor of First Congregational Christian Church for many years until his retirement and Chaplin of various hospitals in the area. As noted in the local newspaper he was known as “Reidsville’s Pastor” always available to anyone who needed him. Even in retirement, he played the piano regularly in the nursing homes. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Jones and twin brothers, Joseph and Steven Jones. He is survived by his children, Michael Allen Jones and wife, Debra and Colette Leigh Jones Cannon and husband, Roger; his grandchildren, Daniel Allen Tippett, Alexandra Gould and husband, James and D.E. McLeod Jones; two step- grandchildren, Skyland and Daniel Dale Cannon and great grandchild, Finley Owen Gould. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Fellowship Church Children’s Park Ministry, 1863 South Park Dr., Reidsville, NC 27320. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

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Collette, Words cannot express how much your Daddy meant to our family. He was not our pastor, but it felt like he was. We have so many wonderful years of memories to cherish--some very recent. With heartfelt love and sympathy, Nellie Holcomb Roberts

Nellie Roberts Mar 15 2019 7:25 PM

Our best memories of Pastor Dan Jones was at a certain Missionary Conference in the eighties, our first one at First Congregational Church. It was a lot of fun. And we discovered a very jovial man, a typical Southerner, hospitable, fun, and also a scholar and a great pastor. We will cherish these memories and we send our sincere condolences to the family. Gerard and Anne Chalvet Missionaries with Christian Missions in Many Lands

Gerard and Anne Chalvet Mar 13 2019 6:35 AM

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LINDA CAIN Mar 11 2019 7:53 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Daniel Jones, Jr.

Linda Andrews Mar 10 2019 8:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Daniel Jones, Jr.

Kim Rebello Mar 10 2019 7:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Daniel Jones, Jr.

Debbie Walker Young Mar 10 2019 4:07 PM

Michael and Collette, I wish that I had met you so I could have said this in person. Your Dad was such a unique person as well as a minister. He served as a chaplain at Cone Hospital. Since I knew him, he would make a point to find me to say "Hello" and flashme a smile. My Dad and he became good friends while he was hospitalized. We asked him to speak at his funeral. He got a shade long winded but he was a wonderful speaker. He spoke at my aunt, Sallie Puckett Rakestraw, he did an outstanding job. One of my uncle's told him what a great job he had done. His response " It is easy when you have material to work with". I am long-winded also. I appreciate all that he did for me and my family. I can imagine him at the gates looking for your Mom. God Bless you.

Gail Sharp Mar 10 2019 1:14 AM

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Mary Chambers Stone Mar 9 2019 10:46 PM

To MIchael and Colette, Dan was my precious brother in Christ, dear friend, and cherished mentor! We will miss him dearly. Jo. Bryant, and I will have precious memories. God bless you with His comfort and peace! Rev. Dave B Gilbert

Dave B Gilbert Mar 9 2019 9:34 PM

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Hugh W Cobb 3rd Mar 9 2019 9:27 PM

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