Samuel Tipton Jones, Jr.





Samuel Tipton Jones, Jr.

1916 - 1942

Westview Cem., Monroe Co., Tn


Lieut. Samuel Tipton Jones, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Jones of Sweetwater, was killed on Friday in an airplane at Moore Field, Mission, Texas.  He was in training there and would have received his wings on Nov. 10.

Lieut. Jones was a graduate of Tennessee Military Institute and of Washington and Lee University.  He enlisted in the Army in 1940 and served in the Canal Zone, later being transferred to the Air Corps.  He comes of one of the best known families of this section.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lee Moser Jones; his parents; a sister, Mrs. Florine Jones Hall, of Sweetwater, and a brother, Clifton Jones of New York City.

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Sweetwater Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Greenhoe officiating.  Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Kykerís in charge.




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