Derrell T. Jones, 80, of Jackson died April 1, 2012 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 30, 1932. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Military Order of Stars and Bars, N.R.A., American Legion and the VFW. He served in the United States Air Force, The United States Navy and The United States Army. He was a retired electrician with Boise Paper Mill.
Survivors include his wife, Burma Barnett Jones, Jackson; one daughter, Jean Jones Etheridge, Jackson; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Derrell Don Jones.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.