Johnnie J. Jones

Johnnie J. Jones
December 20, 1925 – February 24, 2020


Johnnie J. Jones was born on 20 Dec 1925 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Walter Parker Jones and Lottie Ray Jones.


Johnie Jones was counted in the census on 07 Apr 1930 in De Kalb, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 4-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Walter P Jones, and his mother, Lottie Jones.


Johnie Jones was counted in the census on 08 Apr 1940 in De Kalb, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 14-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Walter P Jones; his mother, Lattie Jones; and his siblings, Chester Jones, Sarah Jones, and Willie Mae Jones.


He died on 24 Feb 2020 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Dorn VA Medical Center. He was buried on 28 Feb 2020 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA (Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Johnnie J. Jones of Camden, South Carolina | 1925 – 2020 | Obituary

Johnnie J. Jones, 94, went to be with his Heavenly Father Monday, February 24, 2020 at Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC. Born in Camden, SC, he was the son of Walter Parker Jones and Lottie Ray Jones. Johnnie was a World War II veteran having served in England, France, Belgium and Germany from 1944 until his discharge in 1946. After his discharge, he worked at Kendall Mills, Wateree Plant and later with the E.I. DuPont Company. He then went into the Service Station business for 39 years. After retiring from the service station, he was employed with Camden Media Company for nearly 16 years. Johnnie also enjoyed working in his woodworking shop, building porch swings, glides, rockers and wishing wells.

Johnnie was a Mason, a Shriner and a member of the American Legion Post No. 17.

Johnnie is survived by his wife, Earlene Jones; sons, Tommy Jones, Harvey Jones and Wayne Robertson and a daughter, Sherrill Ann Bland. Johnnie is blessed with six grandchildren; Maggie May, Virginia Bland Hong, Sam Jones, Kevin Jones, Rocky Hood and Lance Newman. He is also survived by three sisters, Sara Hendrix, Martha Williams and Ola Mae Williams.

He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Chester Jones; sisters, Anna Marie Jones, Betty Sue Jones and Willie Mae Outen. He was also predeceased by a son, Burnett Robertson and two Grandsons, Brandon Jones and Jeremy Jones and a daughter, Sandra Hood.

Johnnie was an active member of DeKalb Baptist Church, a member of the Senior Adult Men’s Sunday School Class, served on the Cemetery Committee, the Park Committee and on various other committees. He was one of the members involved in building the present church sanctuary.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff members at Dorn VA Medical Center for the wonderful care they have given Johnnie. We will always be grateful for their kindness and willingness to meet our every need to give Johnnie the special care he deserved. They are the best.

Visitation will be held at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel from 6:00 to 7:30PM Thursday, February 27, 2020 and the funeral service will be at 11:00AM on Friday, February 28, 2020 at DeKalb Baptist Church, Camden, SC. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to DeKalb Baptist Church, 2100 A Kershaw Highway, PO Box 2122, Camden, SC 29020 or Columbia VA Healthcare System, Volunteer Services in care of Warriors Walk, 6439 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29209.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Service

Friday, February 28, 2020
11:00 AM

DeKalb Baptist Church
2100-A Kershaw Hwy.
Camden, SC 29020

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn


On April 4, 2021, Johnny J. Jones was listed as a deceased brother in the obituary of Sara Lois Hendrix.

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