Jones Family of Naples Florida -- Genealogy

                                                          Obituaries

                                                                                      

                          

 

          James S. Jones

 Fort Myers News Press  Saturday  Feb.5,1938

Jake Jones, 68 year old Naples resident, died at the Lee Memorial Hospital yesterday after a long illness. Mr Jones came to Naples from Jacksonville, Alabama 14 years ago and was well known in Collier county where he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Jones, three sons, Cale, Stephen, and Jesse, and a daughter, Mrs. Frank Roland, all of Naples.
Lawrence A. Powell will have charge of funeral arrangements.

                             

 

    Cale Howard Jones Sr.

     From the Collier County-
  Naples Daily News Aug.3,1966

 " Legendary Cale Jones Dies in Sleep "


Cale Howard Jones, Naples first police chief, died quietly in his sleep yesterday at his home at 144 10th Ave, South.
Jones was 63 years of age, a native of Jasper, Georgia. He moved to Naples in 1923. In his death, Naples loses one of it's most colorful figures. When Naples was incorporated in 1924, he was appointed it's first City Marshal. The jail was then in the " Paw Paw" Patch, located in the area between Crayton Cove and the Old Naples Hotel.
  A quite man, Jones kept the peace in Naples with only a two man force. When the office of Police chief was created, he was appointed as it's first chief and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1958, a period of nearly 31 years.
Besides his wife, Mrs.Alice Jones, he is survived by two sons, Cale Jones of Naples, and Charles Edward Jones, a sergeant on the Naples Police Department. Two brothers, Stephen Allison and Jesse Floyd, both of Naples; one sister, Mrs Ethel Roland of Grant City, Alabama, and six grandchildren.
   He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Naples, The Elks, and the National and International Association of Police Chiefs.
Friends may call at the Richard A.Pittman Funeral Home from 2 to 5 o'clock Thursday and from 7 to 9 Thursday night.
Funeral services will be at 2 o'clock friday afternoon in the chapel of the Pittman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens.


"Final Rites Tomorrow For Cale H. Jones"

Naples Police, headed by chief D.L.( Sam) Bass, will pay their last respects to Cale H. Jones, chief of that department for more than 30 years, by acting as an honor guard and honorary pallbearers at funeral services to be held at 2o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the chapel of the Richard A. Pittman Funeral Home.
Rev.John E. Rice, pastor of the First Methodist church, will conduct the services.
In addition to police, honorary pallbearers will include Eugene Gandees, Cecil Tuell and Clyde McFry.
    Active pallbearers wil be Mayor Archie Turner, Harry Lundquist, County Tax Collector A.P.Ayers, Lee County Sheriff " Snag" Thompson, Capt. Preston Sawyer, and Richie Yannaco.
Burial will be in Naples Memorial Gardens.

                           

 

       Alice L. Kimbrell

 Naples Daily News 1-13-1975 Pg.3B

Alice Louise ( Jones) Kimbrell. 63, of 144 10th ave. South, died Saturday.
A resident since 1923, coming from Mississippi, she was a member of the First United Methodist church.
     She is survived by her husband, Johnnie W. Kimbrell of Naples; two sons, Buster Jones of Bartow, Fla, and Ed Jones of Fort Myers; her mother,Mrs Ruby Lowery of Biloxi, Miss.;two brothers, James and Gene Lowery; three sisters, Mrs. Villorie Sermoure, Mrs. Ruby Fentrekin and Mrs.Margaret Bickford, all of Biloxi, Miss.; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11am from the Earl G. Hodges Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James R. Crook Jr, of the First Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the Hodges Chapel today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm.

                              

     Cale Howard Jones Jr

     aka Howard Cale Jones

posted in Naples Daily News 1/7/2006

 

Cale Howard Jones Jr. Pearl, MS Cale Howard Jones Jr., “Buster”, 77, died November 25, 2005 at his home in Pearl, MS. He was a native of Naples but had resided in Pearl for the past few years. He was a life- long member of the Masons. Mr. Jones is survived by his two daughters, Mary C.Jones O'Neil and Patricia L.Jones Barlow, both of Polk City, FL; and two sons, Cale H.Jones 3rd of Lakeland, FL and John D Jones of Polk City FL; five grand- children; and five great-grandchildren; three step-children, Quida Dawkins, Bonnie Whitty and Larry Smith of Pearl. He was preceded in death by his father, Cale H. Jones Sr. in 1966; his mother, Alice Jones Kimbrell in 1975; and a brother, Charles “Ed” Jones in 1988. Graveside services were held November 27th at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Pearl, MS. Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl handled arrangements.

                             

 

              Charles "Ed" Jones

Mr. Charles Jones, 53, was Investigator

 Fort Myers News-Press, Wed. Oct 26,1988

Charles " Ed " Jones, a forestry investigator with The Division of Forestry for 15 years and a former Lee County Sheriff's deputy, died Monday of a heart attack at his Fort Myers home.
    A native of Naples, Jones, 53, made law enforcement a life - long pursuit. After joining The Division of Forestry in 1973, he became responsible for investigating all suspicious fires in Lee, Collier, and Hendry Counties.
   " As a forestry investingator, he was responsible for all the law enforcement things- arson investingation, citations, developing legal cases" said District Forester Henry Graham.
 " He was in law enforcement for 30 years. He was a very dedicated person", said his wife Vivian. " He was very outgoing and very much a family man. He was always devoted to his children. He liked his work and he liked people."
He began his career at age 20 when he became a U.S.Air Force Police officer. He attained the rank of Sergeant. In 1958 Jones joined the Naples Police Dept, where he was a Lieutenant in charge of the patrol  division.  Jones moved to Fort Myers in 1969, where he became a Sergeant in the Criminal Investigations Department of the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
" He knows personally every fire chief and nearly every fire fighter and law enforcement officer." Graham said. " Ed, because of his professionalism, gave the Division of Forestry a good name."
Jones served as secretary-treasurer for the Florida Police Benevolent Assoc.and was a member of the Araba Shrine Temple, Fort Myers Scottish Rite, the Elks Lodge and the Naples Cypress Masonic Lodge.
      He is survived by his wife, Vivian; two daughters, Teresa Jones and Lisa Jones White, both of Fort Myers; and one brother, Howard Cale Jones of Mississippi.
Funeral services will be at 10 am Thursday at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, 4141 DeLeon Street. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm today at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Chapel, 1589 Colonial Blvd.
 Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Childrens Hospital, 12502 North Pine Dr. Tampa, Fl. 33612

                             

 

NOTE: This is actually the obit of Mary Catherine ( Stepp) Jones wife of James S. Jones, & mother to Cale, Stephen , Ethel, & Jesse Jones.  The names on the obit were mixed up with her daughter, Ethel, who was the informant. 

The Collier County News 7-16-1948 Pg.1

Mrs. Ethel L. Jones Dies in Naples 

  ( should read Mrs.Mary C. Jones)

Mrs. Ethel L. Stepp Jones died at her home here Wednesday night after a long illness.
A native of Alabama, Mrs. Jones had made her home in Florida for the past 25 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Chief of Police Cale Jones of Naples, Stephen Jones and Jesse Jones; a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Roland of Anderson, Ala; 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be held at 10 am today ( Friday) at the Naples Methodist church with Rev. John B. Gill Jr. officiating. Internment will be in Fort Myers.
Pallbearers will be Elworth Wade, A.P.Ayers, Claude Storter, E.L. Bowling, Arnold Haynes, and Roy Atkins.

                             

              Jesse Jones

Naples Collier County Daily News 9-9-1968 Pg.10

Funeral services for Jesse F. Jones who died yesterday at his home at 787 10th Ave, South, will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning in the Naples chapel  of the Richard A. Pittman Funeral home with the Rev. Walter Jessup, Pastor of the north Naples Methodist church  officiating.
Burial will be in Naples Memorial Gardens,
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 o'clock tonight.

                              

         Stephen Jones

 Naples Daily News 12-27-1978 Pg.5D

 Stephen A. Jones, age 78, of 1013 Creech Road, died Tuesday. He moved to Naples in 1923 from Jasper, Ga. to help build the Tamiami Trail and had been a resident since then. His brother, the late Cale Jones was Naples' first Police Chief.
Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, ( Bea) Beatrice P.Jones; a son, Stephen A. Jones Jr.; three daughters, Irie J.Boutwell, Mrs. Armon ( Barbara) Morgan and Melba J.Chandler; 18 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 11am from the Earl G. Hodges Funeral Chapel  with Rev. Walter Lauster of the Church of God officiating. Burial will follow in the redeemer section of Naples Memorial Gardens. 
Friends may call Wednesday 6 to 8 pm at the Hodges Chapel

                              

    Beatrice B. Jones

Naples Daily News 9-14-1986 pg. 9c

Beatrice Bickford Jones, age 75 of 1013 Creech Road, died Friday, September 12,
1986. She had been a Naples resident since 1923, coming from Alva, Florida. Bea was a member of the Naples Church of God and the Collier County Historical Society. 
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Morgan, Irie Mazuco, and Melba Ammons; and one son, Stephen Allison Jones  Jr. all of Naples; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
    Bea was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Allison Jones Sr.and a grandson, Harmon Cole Chandler, 111
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 pm from the Naples church of God, 1074 10th Street North, with Rev. Gary Bickford and Rev. Walter Lauster , officiating.
 Burial will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Earl G. Hodges Funeral Chapel Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

                             

            Ethel B. Roland

Collier County, Naples Daily News -3-17- 1977 pg.5c

Grant, Ala.- Ethel B. Roland, 76, of Grant, Ala. and formerly of Naples, died Wednsday in Grant. She was born in Jasper, Ga. and lived most of her life in Naples.
    Mrs. Roland is survived by two sons, Jack Roland and Douglas Roland, both of Naples; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Morgan of Jacksonville, Ala and Helen Williamson of Grant.  She is also survived by her twin brother, Stephen A. Jones of Naples, eight grandchildern and two great grandchildren. 
Friends are invited to attend services Friday at 2pm at the Naples Church of God with the Rev. Walter Lauster officiating, coinciding with funeral services Friday at 2pm in the Jacksonville Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Jacksonville, Ala. where burial will follow.
 Pittmans Naples Chapel, 850 Sixth Ave. N. is in charge of arrangements.

                                  

 Leatha H. Roland Morgan "Ruth" From Find-A-Grave

 Born Collier County, FL.

died - Dec. 29, 2007
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA

Survived by her daughter, Joyce Griswold and husband, Charles of Huntsville; son, Charles Morgan of Auburn; sister, Helen Willamon of Madison; grandchildren, Leigh Ann Franck and husband John of Florence, Nicole Bowen and husband Brad of Muscle Shoals, and Jessica Reilly and husband Brent of Hoover; and five great-grandchildren. 

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 Jacksonville News - Jan.4, 2008 - Alabama - Obit of Ruth Morgan, daughter of Frank and Ethel (Jones) Roland

Graveside services for Leatha H. ?Ruth? Morgan, 84, of Huntsville, formerly Jacksonville, will be at 2 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Rev. Tom Oakley will officiate.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Charles Griswold of Huntsville; a son, Charles Morgan of Auburn; a sister, Helen Willamon of Madison; three grandchildren Leigh Ann Franck and her husband John of Florence, Nicole Bowen and her husband Brad of Muscle Shoals, and Jessica Reilly and her husband Brent of Hoover and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Morgan was a native of Naples, Fla., and spent most of her married life in Jacksonville. She has been a resident of Huntsville for the past 10 years and attended Northside Baptist Church.

Her husband, Howard C. Morgan, her parents, Frank and Ethel Roland, and brothers Jack and Douglas Roland, preceded her in death.

Memorial donations can be made to Northside Baptist Church, 2900 Meridian St. N, Huntsville 35811.

                              

  Lillie Parthenia (Jones) Padgett

  Rome News Tribune Feb.15,1925


Mrs.J.W.Padgett died Saturday night at 9:15 o'clock after a long illness at her home at the corner of Printup and North Broad St.bringing sorrow to her many friends and to the members of her family who survive her.  Mrs. Padgett was 57 years of age and was a member of the Baptist faith. The funeral will take place from the North Broad Street Baptist church at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, with the Rev.E.O.Rutland and Rev. A.B. Elizer officiating. She is survived by her husband J.W.Padgett, two daughters, Mrs. O.C.Gunter of Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. John H.Wyatt of Leesburg, Ga; five sons, J.A., A.A., E.L, Hilliard and Barney Padgett of Rome. The following friends have been asked to act as pallbearers, J.W.Russell, W.C.Atkinson, Tom Hasty, Jim Fields, J.O.Harris and William Payne.

Added Note: Lillie was born in Pickens Co, Ga. , daughter of Charles A. Jones and Hester.A.T.(Prather) Jones and was the only sister of  brother James Jacob Stephen Jones also born in Pickens Co, Ga. 

                              

 James William Padgett, husband of Lillie P.( Jones) Padgett

 Rome News Tribune
Oct.30,1951

James W.Padgett Dies In Sleep

James William Padgett,88, died at the residence of his son Hilliard Padgett, 304 Forsyth, Monday at 7pm. He had been in declining health for the past several years, his condition becoming serious two weeks ago.
Mr. Padgett was born in Ball Ground on Dec.7,1862, son of the late Mr.and Mrs.Jacob Padgett, but had been a resident of Rome for 59 years. He was a member of North Broad Baptist Church and was proceded in death by his wife, the former Lillie Jones in 1925.
Surviving are four sons, Hilliard and Early Padgett of Rome, Arthur and Barney Padgett of South Gate, Calif; two daughters, Mrs.John Wyatt, Lexington and Mrs.Ruby Gunter, Riverside, Calif; one sister, Lucinda Pattey, Jasper; seventeen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jennings Funeral Home.

Death date Oct.29, 1951
Burial: Oct.31, 1951 in Myrtle Grove Cemetery.

                              

 

Johnnie William Kimbrell,  2nd husband of Alice louise (Lowery) Jones Kimbrell.

Johnnie W. Kimbrell,born  Dec.27, 1914  TN (?)   - died May 31, 1986 at age 71 - Collier County, FL. -- obit listed in Naples Daily News on 6/2/1986 - 9c

                                


Naples Daily News, Nov 21 2004  

Armon E Morgan, 86, of Naples, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2004. Armon was born in Gardner, FL, November 3, 1918. He grew up in Avon Park, FL, and then moved to Naples in 1939. He was a member of the Naples Church of God. Armon owned Morgan Electric in Naples for over 40 years. He retired from the City of Naples Water Department in 1984 after 25 years of service. Armon also obtained his amateur Ham Radio license in the early 1950's and was a member of the local DX Club in Naples. He was known throughout the world as K4FOM. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the 124th Infantry Division during WWII. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; and five children; James Earl (Charo) Morgan, Robert S. Robbie Morgan, Judy Burlinson, all of Naples, Sue (Bill) Wharran of Clearwater, and Jay P. (Delora) Ray of New Ellenton, SC. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road on Tuesday, November 23rd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 24, at 11:00 a.m. at the Naples Church of God, 1074 10th Street, North with Pastor Elwood Kern, officiating. Visitation will begin at the church at 10:30 a.m. Pallbearers for Armon will be Gregory Burlinson, Jeffrey Henderlong, Billy Wharran, John Morgan, Jordan Ray and Allison Jones. Serving, as honorary pallbearers will be Tim Henderlong, Christopher Henderlong, Andrew McLaughlin, and Jimmy Smith. Burial will take place at Naples Memorial Gardens.

 Son-in-law of Cale H. Jones Jr and 1st wife Ruby Lee Addison - Husband to Mary

                                   The Mountain Eagle, Whitesburg, Ky. Thursday, July 15, 1971 - Pg.8
 

                                                  " Billy James Sexton Dies in Germany "
 
Funeral services were held Monday, July 12 for Spec./4 Billy James Sexton, 21, who died July 4 at Landstubl, Germany. Spec. Sexton was the son of Lundy and Lucille Roberts Sexton of Colson.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jones Sexton; three brothers, J.M., H.C., and L.D.; and five sisters, Ellweze Mullins, Bernice Covington, Louise Morgan, Mary Rose Banks, and Elinda Ann Sexton. Ray Collins Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements and burial was in Harrison Gibson Cemetery in Colson.

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TThe Anniston Star, 1/1/2008 --- MORGAN HUNTSVILLE - 

 Leatha H. (Ruth) Morgan, age 84, of Huntsville, formerly Jacksonville, died peacefully Saturday in the company of her close family. She was a native of Naples, Fla., and spent most of her married life in Jacksonville. She has been a resident of Huntsville for the past ten years and attended Northside Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Griswold and her husband, Charles, of Huntsville; son, Charles Morgan of Auburn; and sister, Helen Willamon of Madison. Her grandchildren are Leigh Ann Franck and her husband, John, of Florence, Nicole Bowen and her husband, Brad, of Muscle Shoals, and Jessica Reilly and her husband, Brent, of Hoover. In addition, she has five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Morgan; her parents, Frank and Ethel Roland; and brothers, Jack and Douglas Roland. The family will receive friends Wednesday, at 1 pm, at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jacksonville. Graveside services will be at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville at 2 p.m., Wednesday, with Rev. Tom Oakley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 2900 Meridian St. N., Huntsville, AL 35811. 

he Anniston Star, 1/1/2008 --- MORGAN HUNTSVILLE - 

 Leatha H. (Ruth) Morgan, age 84, of Huntsville, formerly Jacksonville, died peacefully Saturday in the company of her close family. She was a native of Naples, Fla., and spent most of her married life in Jacksonville. She has been a resident of Huntsville for the past ten years and attended Northside Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Griswold and her husband, Charles, of Huntsville; son, Charles Morgan of Auburn; and sister, Helen Willamon of Madison. Her grandchildren are Leigh Ann Franck and her husband, John, of Florence, Nicole Bowen and her husband, Brad, of Muscle Shoals, and Jessica Reilly and her husband, Brent, of Hoover. In addition, she has five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Morgan; her parents, Frank and Ethel Roland; and brothers, Jack and Douglas Roland. The family will receive friends Wednesday, at 1 pm, at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jacksonville. Graveside services will be at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville at 2 p.m., Wednesday, with Rev. Tom Oakley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 2900 Meridian St. N., Huntsville, AL 35811.