OBITUARY: Willie Gene ‘Cotton’ Jones


Willie Gene “Cotton” Jones, age 79, of Gallatin, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, February 6th, 2023 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Jones was born in Portland, TN on January 8th, 1944 to the late Joseph W. Jones & the late Laura Lucille Doss Jones.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his sisters, Peggy Bernardi and JoAnn Long; brother, Billy Ray Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 58 years, Janet Searcy Jones; daughter, Tiffany Brawner; son, Chris Jones (Christina); three grandchildren, Katie Grubbs, Drew Jones, & Aidan Jones; great-grandson, Kingston Hendrix; sisters, Clara Morgan & Glenda White (Doug); brother, Richard Jones (Sharon).

A private graveside service will be conducted at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at:
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 6704
Hagerstown, MD 21741


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