William Jones

Mr. William “Bill” Jones, age 54 of Smithville, TN passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Ascension St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville, TN. 

Bill was born on September 28, 1966 in Murfreesboro, TN to his parents, the late Grady Mitchell & Sylvia Bell Jones. Also preceding him in death is his grandmother, Nola Bell.

Bill was formerly a Paramedic for both DeKalb County EMS & Cannon County EMS and had been a member of the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corp. He was a member of the Macedonia The Baptist Church of Christ. 

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Melissa Patterson Jones of Smithville, TN. Children, Noah (Sierra) Jones of Sparta, TN, Sarah (Caleb) Grandstaff of Alexandria, TN, Mariah (Clay) Kilgore of Smithville, TN & Isaiah (Addie Hale) Jones of Smithville, TN. Grandchildren, Zayden, Rayleigh & Elena Jones, Charlie Granstaff, Briar Rose & Marshall Hace Kilgore, Wrenolds & Marley Jones. Sister, Ann (Kirk) Gordon of PA. Father & Mother-in-law, Grady Harold (Edna Sue) Patterson of Smithville, TN.  

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 1pm from the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bro. Tim Bennett will officiate with burial to follow at Jacobs Pillar Cemetery with honors provided by DeKalb County Emergency Services. Visitation with the family will be on Sunday from 12pm – 8pm & Monday from 9am until the service time at 1pm. Face masks are not required but are optional and we are not allowing food or drink in the funeral home kitchen at this time due to Covid. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations please be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.