In Memory of

James

Wilburn

Jones

Obituary for James Wilburn Jones

James Wilburn Jones, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 30, 1932, he was a son of the late William Allison Jones and Cora Mayfield Jones. Mr. Jones was self-employed and a poultry farmer. He enjoyed being outdoors and farming.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, D’Wayne Jones; brothers, Davis Jones and Harold “H.B.” Jones; sisters, Stella Mae Bennett, Joyce Cantrell, Nell Eubanks, Jeanette Wilkerson and Jewel Wofford.

Surviving are his son, Ricky Jones of Gainesville; daughter, LaJuana Jones of Clarkesville; sisters, Levern Porter and Juanita Helton both of Gainesville and Geneva Abercrombie of Oakwood; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Saturday, October 24, 2020 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. John Umberhant officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 pm until the service hour on Saturday at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in Mr. Jones memory to a charity of ones choice.


Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.