HENDERSON — Smith Allen Jones Jr., 72, son of the late Smith Allen Jones Sr. and Lucy Jones, was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, on June 18, 1948. He departed this life on March 24, 2021, at his residence in Henderson.

He retired from Chatham Steele Corporation as an overhead crane operator after more than 20 years of service.

No services are scheduled at this time for Mr. Jones.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Lovie Willis Jones; son, Bruce Allen Evans; stepson, Mike Jones; stepdaughter Denise Bibona; sisters, Martha Hargrove, Mary Jones, Pearl Hargrove and Edith Pettaway; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

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