Funeral Service for Suzette Burleson Jones and husband, Tommy Marshall "Mark" Jones, Jr., will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, June 25, 2012, at Faith Baptist Church. The Service will be conducted by, Rev. Dan Gobble, pastor of Providence United Methodist Church, Rev. Joe Smith, pastor of Faith Baptist Church and Angela Mahoney, Minister of Students at Faith Baptist Church. Burial will follow at 12:00 Noon at the Salisbury National Cemetery on Statesville Blvd.. Mr. and Mrs. Jones died as a result of injuries received in an auto and motorcycle accident on June 17, 2012.
The Jones Family will be at Powles Funeral Home on Sunday, June 24, 2012, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the East Rowan Band Boosters or to the East Rowan Football Program, 175 St. Luke's Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Online condolences can be made to the Jones Family at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
Suzette and Mark were married on May 20, 2006. They enjoyed riding Harley Davidson Motorcycles, Playing Disc Golf, watching anything their children participated in, and spending time with Family.
Suzette Burleson Jones, 48, of Granite Quarry was born on August 6, 1963 in Concord. A 1981 Graduate of South Rowan High School, she had worked at China Grove Cotton Mill and at Granite Knit Wear. Suzette enjoyed playing Disc Golf, shooting pool, playing with her dogs, riding Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and being with family.
Survivors include sons, Derek McDonald of China Grove and Rodney Smith, Jr. of Salisbury, daughter, Brittany Smith of Germany; Mother, Glenda Sue St. Clair Burris and step father Boyce Burris of Concord, Father, Howard Marion Burleson and step mother, Elaine, of Brockston, GA; brother, Howard Anthony Burleson and wife, Brenda, of Woodleaf, NC, and granddaughter, Makayla Evans Wilkerson McDonald.
Tommy Marshall "Mark" Jones, Jr., 47, was born on July 19, 1964 in Charlotte. A 1982 Graduate of East Rowan High School, Mark worked as an Industrial Technician. He had retired from The National Guard and had received the following Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer's Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 2, Army Service Ribbon, and Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon. Mark was a member of the Patriot Guard, Faith American Legion Post # 327, and had assisted the coaching staff at East Rowan with football. Mark loved winning Disc Golf matches against his children, and above all he loved his Family and Country unconditionally.
He was preceded in death by his Mother, Carol Honbarrier Jones.
Survivors include; sons, Garrison Marshall Jones and Daniel Hall Jones both of Salisbury; Father, Tommy Marshall Jones, Sr. and step mother, Emma Morgan Jones of Holden Beach; sisters, Wendy Jones Grimes and husband, Jeff, of Faith, Lisa Jones Pryor Stiller and husband, Robbie, of New London, Gina Jones Wilhelm of China Grove, and step sister, Amanda Hans and husband, Bill, of Lake Norman.
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