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Michael Donnell Jones, 58, of Lexington was given his wings on Monday, December 7, 2015 after a long battle with ALS – Lou Gehrig Disease.
He was born on January 13, 1957 to Shirley Ford in Sanford, NC. Michael was a graduate of Northwest Guilford High School; he worked as a Supervisor for Paper Works Industrial in Mt. Gilead. Michael was a member of Last Cast Bass Anglers Fishing Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and he loved to dance and shag.
Michael is survived by his devoted wife and caregiver, Cynthia Louise Jones, whom he married on December 8, 2014; son, Craig Milam; step-sons, Jimmy Owens of Lexington, NC, and Jeremy Owens of Denton, NC; brothers, Norwood Jones of Greenville, SC, and Alonzo Jones of High Point, NC; sisters, Janice Roberts of Greensboro, NC, Dana Reaves of Greensboro, NC, Cheryl Durr of Orlando, FL, and Halona Mitchell of Greensboro, NC; granddaughters, Mackenzie Owens, Ella Owens, Mari Milam; grandsons, Dylan Owens, Zachary Willis, and Daniel Starling and best friend, Doug Ayers. Michael is also survived by his Butterfly Angels who were always watching over him.
There will be a memorial service on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 6:oo pm at First Baptist Church of Welcome, family friend Roland Langley is officiating the service.
The family will be at the home of Michael and Cindy the remainder of the time.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Michael may be made to the ALS Foundation (The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O.Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007)
Carolina Cremation is honored to serve the Jones family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.