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James C. Jones

d. August 11, 2021


James C. Jones, a lifelong Covington resident, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at the age of 95. Mr. Jones was a proud patriot, serving in the United States Army during World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in Okinawa. He was a hard worker; after finishing his military career, Mr. Jones went on to work at Jeff’s Upholstery Shop, where he retired. He was a dedicated fan of the Georgia Bulldogs. Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Jones; sons, Jimmy Claxton Jones, Jr., Joseph Todd Jones, Harold Bruce Jones, Ronny Lamar Jones; grandchildren, Brian Jones, Nicholas Jones, Joey Jones; parents, Pearl and Henry Harold Jones; sister, Christine Vaughn; and brothers, Horace Jones, Edgar Harold Jones, Robert Mabry Jones, Richard Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by his grandchildren, Keith Jones (Christy), Elisha Martin (Jason), Ali Latham (Brian), Jody Jones, Jason Jones; a multitude of great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and close friends, Leon King, Gene Wood, Jeff Smith.

A Graveside Service for Mr. Jones will be held Sunday, August 15, 2021, 2:30 P.M., at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3962 Salem Road, in Covington, with Ms. Patricia Hill officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, an hour and a half prior to his service from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.

Governor Brian Kemp’s latest executive order has eliminated restrictions on large gatherings; however, CDC guidelines recommend social distancing (6 feet apart) and wearing of masks while in public.  Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home requests that you observe these recommendations while in our funeral home attending visitations and/or services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, August 15, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location

1215 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014

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Graveside Service

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery

3962 Salem Road, Covington, GA 30016

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