J. B. Jones

April 24, 1955 ~ December 12, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

J. B. Jones Obituary

Mr. James Bernard Jones known as "J. B." by family and friends was born in Saluda, South Carolina to the late A. P. Smith and the late Dorothy Mae Richardson.  He passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

Mr. Jones moved from Newberry to Columbia in the 80"s.  After his move to Columbia he worked as a truck driver with Allied Moving Company for over 30 years.  He was a United States Army veteran.

Mr. Jones was predeceased by a nephew, Henry Jones, Jr.

Mr. Jones is survived by three sons, Chris Cromer of Lexington, SC, James Jones, Jr. of Killeen, TX and Justin Slater of Columbia, SC; companion, Elona Anderson; sister, Laura Ann Richardson; brothers, Frankie Jones, Hosa Jones, Henry Jones, Jr. and James Ray Jones; six grandchildren, two daughters-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023 at 12:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  Public viewing will be on Thursday, December 21, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  Burial will be on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at 11:00 am at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia, SC  29229.

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December 21, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel
601 South Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Celebration of Life
December 22, 2023

12:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel
601 South Street
Newberry, SC 29108


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