Wendell Jones, 74, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House, following an extended illness.
He was born in Summerville, NJ, but had resided in Waycross most of his life. He was formerly employed with Transisco (now GATX) and a member of Hebardville Baptist Church.
He was a son of the late Alfred Hillary Jones and Maggie Cato Jones. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa K. Jones; three sisters, Mary Ellen Courson, Verdie Davis and Jean Wright and a brother, Billy Jones.
Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Whitted (Doug) and Cindy Minix (Wendell), both of Waycross; eight grandchildren, Samantha Selik, Tristan Whitted, Kaleb Daniel Jones, Jordan Rene Flowers, Taylor Thompson, Wendell Minix Jr., Lena Minix, and Lindsey Rio; 11 great-grandchildren; his twin brother, Warren Jones, Long Beach, MS; four sisters, Mary Frances Braddy, Waycross, Ann Hartline, Lavonia, Jan Rigdon, Glennville and Bobbie Douglas, Waycross and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, from the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations made in his honor to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.