William Hamilton Jones

Published 12:55 pm Monday, November 27, 2023

William Hamilton Jones of Cordele passed away Saturday, November 25, 2023 at Crisp County Hospital at the age of 74. Born in Cordele, he was the son of Pauline Hamilton Jones and the late Lonnie Jones. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Jones and Lawrence Jones. A member of St. Paul Presbyterian Church, William was a loyal, devoted and beloved employee of Rainey Family Funeral Services for over 56 years. He was the monument setter, mechanic and gravedigger, or whatever jobs came up, he could be trusted to do it well. William was a kind and gentle soul that was always willing to give a helping hand to anybody in need. He loved to tinker with his cars, but his truck Fred was his favorite. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Cowboys fan. William is survived by his wife of 56 years, Brenda Lewis Jones of Cordele, his mother, Pauline Jones of Cordele; three children, William Jones, Jr., Barbara Jones and James (Vivian) Jones, all of Cordele, two brothers, Nathaniel and Wayne; two sisters, Darlene Jones and Denise Barner, both of Cordele; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Willie Pearl Reid, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. McGriff and Mr. and Mrs. Kearse; two sisters-in-law, Casandra Reid and Debbie Reid; his best friends, Charlie Ross and his wife and George Hamilton and his wife; and a special uncle and aunt, Charles Daniel and his wife; his family at Rainey Family Funeral Services; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2023 in the chapel of Rainey Family Funeral Services with burial following in Westview Cemetery. The family will greet friends prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are by Rainey Family Funeral Services. An online guest register is available at www.raineyfuneral.com