Thomas Z. Jones
Lacon- Thomas Z. Jones, 78, of Lenoir City, TN; formerly of Lacon,
IL passed away on August 15, 2013 at Parkwest Medical Center in
He was born on January 20, 1935 in Franklin, NC the son of the
late Fred and Mary Buchanan Jones. He married Rosa D'Errico
on May 27, 1961 in Naples, Italy. She passed away on July 1,
Surviving are one son, Angelo Jones of Princeton, IL; two
brothers, Larry (Barbara) Jones of Lenoir City, TN; Morris
(Katherine) Jones of Franklin, NC; and his aunt, Mattie Buchanan of
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Rosa.
Thomas worked for Caterpillar as a machinist. He spent 20
years in the Navy, including some time served in the Vietnam
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Lacon and the
Immaculate Conception Church.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 20,
2013 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lacon, IL. Fr.
Tom Mizeur will officiate. Visitation will be held on Monday
evening from 5-7 pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon, IL with a
prayer service at 7 pm. Burial will be in the Immaculate
Conception Cemetery in Lacon, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church. Online
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