Charles Olin C.O.” Jones Sr. 90 passed away Sunday April 19 2009
after several months of declining health. He was born August 30 191 8 in
He was employed by the Virginia Department of Highways for over 45 years
serving in various positions throughout the state and retired in 1980 as
Resident Engineer of the Louisa Residency. He served in World War 11 the
Reserves and National Guard retiring in 1971 with 28 years of service and
the rank of Colonel.. He served as President of the Virginia National Guard
Association in 1988-89. He was a Charter Member 1947 of the Rich Creek
Virginia Lions Club and a member of six other clubs throughout the state
serving as President Zone Chairman and Deputy District Governor. He was
secretary of the Louisa County Lions Club approximately 20 years. He
received the Lion Of The Year award twice and was the recipient of the
first Melvin Jones Fellow Award given by the Louisa Lions Club. Mr. Jones
was a member of the Bland Masonic Lodge and served as Master of the Lodge in
1951 receiving his 60 Year Membership Certificate in 2002. He received a 50
Year Membership Certificate from the Scottish Rite Shrine in October 2008
and a 60 year Membership Certificate from the American Legion in March
2008. He was also a member of the Military Order of World Wars Sons of
Confederate Veterans and was a charter member of the Louisa County Santa
Mr. Jones was a member of the Louisa Baptist Church where he was a Deacon
and served as Treasurer for 17 years. He was also Treasurer of the Goshen Baptist
Association and in October 2007 he was presented a Certificate of Appreciation for 20 years of faithful
service. He was also a member of the Executive Committee.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents Olive J.and Olin W. Jones
his son Charles 0. Jones H and his grandson Charles 0. Jones 111. Also
preceding him was a brother Earl V. Jones two sisters Viola Daugherty
and Helen Anderson.
Survivors include his devoted wife Nancy a much loved step-son Robert R.Mitchell and wife Teresa of Mineral Virginia and three very special grandchildren Zachary Mitchell of Louisa Virginia Kali and Gabriel Mitchell of Mineral Virginia. Other survivors are two sisters Anne Wilson of Orleans Indiana and Mariella Carroll of Orlando Florida. and several
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at Louisa Baptist Church The Rev. Murphy Terry and Rev. Lowell Wright will officiate Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery Louisa with Military Ceremony.
Family will receive friends from 2:00- 4:00 and 6:00 -8:00 and a Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 P.M Wednesday at Woodward Funeral Home 200
Fredericksburg Avenue Louisa Virginia 23093.
Active Pallbearers will be Kenneth Smith Aubrey Phillips Tucker Swanson
and nephews Loran Wilson Dave Henderson Kenny Boiling Randy Poole Ronnie
Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Louisa County Lions Club.
In lieu of flowers you may wish to make a donation to the Louisa Baptist
Church P. 0. Box 552 Louisa Virginia 23093 or to your favorite charity.
Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.