Jerry Lee Jones, age 70, of Bronston, passed from this life on Friday, February 26, 2016, at his home. Jerry was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on August 21, 1945, son of the late Beecher and Anna Jones.

He was a retired maintenance worker for Somerset Community College and a licensed barber in Kentucky and in Tennessee. Jerry had a green thumb, he could make anything grow. He loved gardening and tending his fruit trees. Jerry was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sons, Jerry Lee Jones, Jr., of Bronston, Beecher Jesse Jones (and Manda Vann), of Bronston; his daughter, Natasha Chason (and Roger Morrow), of Monticello; his brother, Russell (and Carm) Jones, of Chattanooga; his grandchildren, Ashley Chason, Alec Kincade Jones and Hazel Lynn Byrch; and his previous wife, Emma Gossett, of Bronston.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Johnny Jones.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Jerry’s funeral service will be on Tuesday, at 2:00 p.m., following the visitation, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Jamie Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Somerset City Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.