Samuel Tipton Jones, Jr.
Born 24 June 1916, Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tennessee
Died non Battle 23 October 1942
Buried Westview Cem., Monroe Co., Tn
Lieut. Samuel Tipton Jones, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Jones of Sweetwater, was killed on Friday in an airplane at Moore Field, Mission, Texas. He was in training there and would have received his wings on Nov. 10.
Lieut. Jones was a graduate of Tennessee Military Institute, class of 1934 and of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1939. He enlisted in the Army in 1940 and served in the Canal Zone, later being transferred to the Air Corps. He comes of one of the best known families of this section.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lee Moser Jones, his parents, a sister, Mrs. Florine Jones Hall, of Sweetwater, and a brother, Clifton Jones of New York City.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Sweetwater Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Greenhoe officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Kyker’s in charge.
- Rank: Lieutenant
- Date of birth: 24 June 1916
- Date of death: 23 October 1942
- County: Monroe
- Hometown: Sweetwater
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: West View Cemetery, Sweetwater, Monroe County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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