Cordele, Georgia - With sadness we announce the passing of Mr. Robert Lee Jones, Sr. of 408 5th Street South. Mr. Jones passed away on Monday, September 13, 2020, at Crisp Regional Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Sunnyside Cemetery in Cordele.
On July 18, 1940, the union of Mrs. Ruby Quarterman and the late Mr. Arthur Sanders, Jr., was blessed with the birth of a beloved son, Robert Lee Jones, Sr. Robert was preceded in death by his father, two sons, Terry Jones and Alexander O’Neal Jones, four brothers, Frank Quarterman, Sylvester Quarterman, Sr., Alfred Quarterman, and Seven Quarterman, and one sister, Patricia Ann Quarterman.
Robert Lee was born in Dooly County, Georgia, and later moved to Crisp County. He was educated in the Crisp County PublicSchool System in Cordele, Georgia.
Robert Lee was employed by Cook Electric for over 30 years. He also operated a landscaping and lawn maintenance service. He served the same dedicated and loyal customers for many years. Robert Lee’s favorite pastimes were watching his treasured Dallas Cowboys and the Atlanta Braves.
On Sunday, September 13, 2020, Robert Lee left this old earthly tabernacle behind and swiftly said good-bye to his family, customers, and friends.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories: a loving and devoted wife, Barbara Ann Jones, Cordele, GA; his loving and caring children, Robert Lee (Lillian) Jones, Jr., Colorado Springs, CO,
Alfred Lee Jones (Tammy Ford) and Eddie (Denise) Jones, both of Cordele, GA, Jerry (Loraine) Jones, Macon, GA, Cynthia (Herbert) Odom and Rosemary (Hubert) Harris, and County Commissioner Larry D. (Stephanie) Felton, all of Cordele, GA; a devoted mother, Mrs. Ruby Lee Quarterman, Cordele, GA; stepchildren, Jessie Quarterman, Jr., Daphne, Alabama, and Shonmika Quarterman, Conyers, GA; his loving sisters and brothers, Tommie Lee (Judge) Glenn, Cordele, GA, Earlene Tuff, Macon, GA, Patricia Borden, Detroit, MI, Louise Quarterman and Arthur (Sallie) Quarterman, Sr., both of Cordele, GA, Curtis (Melissa) Quarterman, Albany, GA, Willotis Quarterman, Sr., Willie Lee (Ada) Quarterman, and Jessie Quarterman, Sr., all of Cordele, GA, and Walter Quarterman, Fitzgerald, GA; two aunts, Ollie Wyche and Lillie Jackson, both of Macon, GA; and 33 grandchildren, Shalontia (Kelsey) Henderson, Warner Robins, GA, Latravious Odum, Macon, GA, Rontravious Jones, Cordele, GA, Rontavious Lewis, Atlanta, GA, Robert Jones III, Cordele, GA, Tolerance Jones, Atlanta, GA, Caressia Jones, Gregory Jones, Eddie Bernard Jones, Jr., Shontarian Denise Jones, Kelson Bernard Jones, Brendan Bernard Jones, and Shakerria Necole Jones, all of Cordele, GA, Alexander Bernard Jones, Miami, FL, Shonterria (Narada) Walker and Danzell Jones, both of Cordele, GA, Jaqusia Jones, Albany, GA, Xakedra Curry, Atlanta, GA, Jordan Jones, Tomeka Jones, Terell Jones, Latossia Jones, Christopher Brown, Antonio Brown, and Derrick Jones, all of Cordele, GA, Myleeka S. (Kevin) Jackson, Warner Robins, GA, Tamara Harris, Valdosta, GA, Shelton (Laquanda) Felton, Knoxville, TN, Kevin Felton, Pooler, GA, Tyzeena Daniels, Atlanta, GA, Crystal Vaughn, Cummings, GA, and Gabby Peacock, Cordele, GA. Precious Memories
The CJ Edwards Funeral Directors of Fort Valley, Georgia has charge of the arrangements.
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