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James Lewis "Frog" Jones

James Lewis "Frog" Jones, 77, of Fire Tower Rd., Jackson, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Frog was born, August 29, 1941, son of the late James V. Jones and Nannie P. Jones. Frog graduated from Jackson High School, class of 1959, and started working for Talon, Inc. in Woodland, NC. He was drafted in the United States Army in 1964 and was discharged two years later. He met Hazel in 1966 after being discharged from the Army. They were married in 1967. Frog went back to work for Talon after being discharged from the Army and worked there for over 20 years. After the closing of Talon, Frog went to work for the North Carolina Department of Corrections where he was a loyal employee for over 12 years. He then transferred over to the North Carolina Department of Transportation where he worked for over 8 years and later retired after giving the State of North Carolina over 20 years of service. In addition to his parents, Frog was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Jones and brother, Raymond Jones.

Surviving are his siblings, Betty Lonchar and husband, Charles; Vernon L. Jones and wife, Ellen; and David Jones and wife, Pat, all of Jackson, NC. Also surviving are his nieces and nephews, Michael Lonchar of Jackson, NC, Mark Lonchar of Holland, Michigan, Ginger Riley, Coy Bell, both of Hillsboro, NC, Jennifer West and Stephanie M. Jones, both of Jackson, NC.

The family will receive friends at Askew Funeral Service - Jackson Chapel on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Rev. Billy Howell will conduct graveside services on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Jackson Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.

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