CLYDE — Martin Andrew Jones, 73, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his residence.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Howard Martin and Mackalean Kuykendall Jones, and was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald Jones, and half-brother, Chester Kuykendall. Martin was employed at Lea Industries for 20 years and was a member of Panther Creek Baptist Church. He loved to trade on guns, dogs, and livestock and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Martin is survived by a brother, Bill Jones and wife, Gayla, of Canton; his best friend and pastor, Ronald Greene; close friend, Tony Williams; several nieces and nephews; and several children that considered him “Papaw Jones.”
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Panther Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald Greene officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to services at the church.
Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.