James Corey Jones, age 49, of Bluff City, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his residence.


He was born December 15, 1968 in Bristol, Tenn. James was a lifelong resident of the Mount Holston Community of Bluff City. He retired from the Bristol Virginia Department of Transportation. James was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Jones.


He is survived by his daughter, Katelyn Jones; mother, Alice Graybeal Jones; sisters, Connie Wimmer, Patty Leonard and husband Tim; brothers, Tim Jones and wife Robin, Mike Jones and wife Sharon; and several nieces.


A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Vanover Cemetery with his brother-in-law, Tim Leonard officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.