James Elbert Jones was born in Sylacauga, Alabama on January 17, 1929 and passed away peacefully at Sacred Heart Hospital on October 13, 2019.

He was an active member of Beach Baptist Chapel in St. Joe Beach and was a devoted Alabama Football fan.

Mr. Jones is survived by his daughter, Peggy Burkett and husband Mike, Nancy Wigsten and husband Donald; two step-daughters, Cynthia Rickett and husband Clarence, Pam Renaud and Jerry.

He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Kelly, Michael, Buck, Preston, Julia, Carrie, Cassie and Carlie along with nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at Holly Hill Cemetery on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 11 a.m. ET.

Arrangements under the direction of Comforter Funeral Home.