Glen Edward Jones, age 73, of Lenoir, NC passed away Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Caldwell UNC Health Care.

He was born October 2, 1948 in McDowell County to the late Melvin and Frankie Cable Jones. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Teresa Jones; and his best friend, Kenneth Barnette.

Mr. Jones proudly served his country in U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith and extended his caring nature to his beloved furry felines. He worked many years as a truck driver for Foothills Trucking until his retirement. He will be dearly missed by many.

Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Glen E. Jones, Jr. and wife Annie of Nebo; a longtime friend and companion, Elizabeth Barnette of Lenoir; a special friend, Winnie Harding of Lenoir; one grandson, Brock Jones; and his beloved cats, Smokey, Wee-one, Tibbie, Spot and Blackie.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Marion, NC. Rev. Steve Hedgecock will conduct the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Whitnel First Baptist, 1201 Connelly Springs Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveen

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Jones family.