Joe Donovan Jones


Joe Donovan Jones, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A celebration of life is planned at a later date.

Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Jones was born Jan. 13, 1930, in Jayton, the son of John Aubry Jones and Louise Long Jones. He married Virgie Turner Pardi on Jan. 22, 1998, in Fredericksburg and she survives.

He was a United States Air Force veteran.

In addition to his wife, Jones is survived by six daughters, two sons and spouses, including Janet Jones, Susan Jones, Donna Jones, William Donovan (Bill) Jones, Julie Jones, Ronald Fisher and his wife, Virginia, Barbara Fisher, and Geneva Moore and her husband, Bob.

Survivors also include nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by two brothers and spouses, Mac and Sharon Jones and John and Deborah Jones.