Clay K. Jones, 58, of Ocilla, Georgia, died Monday, October 24, 2022, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
Funeral service will be held 4 PM, Friday, October 28, 2022, at The Paulk Funeral Home Chapel in Fitzgerald, with the Rev. Allen Arowood officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinetta Cemetery, in Irwin County, Georgia. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home in Fitzgerald.
Mr. Jones was born September 1, 1964, in Irwin County, Georgia, to the late L.W. & Yvonne Clark Jones. He was a 1982 graduate of Irwin County High School and played football and was very active in the FFA. He was a supervisor and construction manager with the Morgan Corp. and formerly co-owned and co- operated Southern Rock Construction. Mr. Jones loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was always laughing and was known as a comedian.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Melissa Marsh Jones of Ocilla; a daughter, Logan Jones Dorman & Rusty of Ocilla; a brother, Clark Jones of Ocilla and a sister, Candace Jordan & Howard of Saint Simons Island; father-in-law & mother-in-law: Johnny & Martha “Cookie” Marsh of Fitzgerald; two sisters-in law: Dawn Ryals & Chris of Manchester and Melinda Stembridge & P.K. of Fitzgerald; and a brother-in-law, John Marsh & Taz of Fitzgerald. Several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.