S/Sgt William Jackson “Jack” Jones was killed in action in Belgium. He was the son of John Jacob Jones and Carrie Frances Jaynes.

The Greeneville Sun, Thursday 18 November 1948
The body of Sgt. William (Jack) Jones, aged , who was killed in action in October 1944 in Belgium, arrived in Greeneville this morning and was taken to the Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home, where it will be held until Friday. The  remains will then be removed to the home of his father, Mr. J.J. Jones of near Gathsemane. The funeral, which will be with full military honors and under the auspicies of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be held at Zion Mission. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred Crum Jones, a son, Jack, now three years of age, whom he had never seen, his father, J.J. Jones, four brothers, Bob, of Washington County, John, Mark and Tom Jones, all of Greene County, three sisters, Mrs. Dewey Hughes, of Johnson City, Mrs. Maynard Johnson, and Mrs. Noble Moncier, of Greene County.

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 February 1918
  • Date of death: 8 October 1944
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mt Zion Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Nicholas Jones

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