OBITUARY: Donnie Ray Jones


Donnie Ray Jones, 76, of White House, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Donnie was born April 22, 1947, in Springfield, to the late Thomas Edward and Juanita Pinson Jones.

He was a graduate of Springfield High School and was of the Baptist faith. Donnie was a co-owner of Springfield Tobacco Warehouse and spent a lifetime doing his favorite hobby, farming. He loved fishing and going to the Smokey Mountains.

Donnie is survived by his wife: Janet Hill Jones of White House, by his sons: Ed Jones of White House and Barry (Nicole) Jones of White House, by his grandchildren: Wes (Kelly) Jones, Anna (Tyler) Chowning, Braden Jones, and Knox Jones, and by his great grandchildren: Cole and Marcie Chowning.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 16th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery with Ed Jones, Barry Jones, Wes Jones, Tyler Chowning, Kenny Ray Chowning, and Tommy Hale serving as pallbearers. Braden Jones, Knox Jones, and Cole Chowning will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.


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