William Arvin Jones passed away on April 1, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital in Sweetwater. He was a loving husband to Nola Jones for 64 years, father to Doyle and Theresa Jones, Chery and Arthur Tilley, Judy and Steve Breeden, grandfather of five, great-grandfather of nine.

The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019, in the Athens chapel of Companion Funeral Home, located at 400 S White Street in Athens. A celebration of his life service followed the visitation time at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Andrew Templeton and the Rev. Richard Tallent Jr. officiating. The interment and committal service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, in the Westend Cemetery in Sweetwater.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Mission Ministry at First Assembly Church of God in Sweetwater.

You are encouraged to share a memory of William and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.