01/07/14 — MIKEY JONES

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Dec. 22, 1955-Jan. 5, 2014

SNOW HILL -- Mr. John Michael "Mikey" Jones, 58, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 22, 1955, to Janet K. Jones Ham and the late Carlos Jones.

A loving and devoted father, his happiest moments were spent with his sons. He and Shawn shared a great interest in sports, especially East Carolina University and Duke.

Mikey had an appreciation for all kinds of music, and taught Cody to play the guitar and drums.

He was a member of Eden Christian Church, and was employed with Harrell Erectors until declining health.

In addition to his late father, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Tammy Haywood Jones.

He is survived by his sons, Shawn Jones and wife, Mary-Emma of Winterville and Cody Jones of Snow Hill; mother, Janet Ham and stepfather, Alton Ham; brothers, Derek Jones of Castle Hayne, David Jones and wife, Tammy, of Snow Hill, Tim Ham and wife, Stephanie, of Winterville and Stephen Ham of Snow Hill; nieces, Rachel Jones, Cassidy Jones, Cadence Jones and Vivi Kate Ham; and nephews, Jeremy Jones and wife, Christy, and Davis Ham.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service in Snow Hill, with the Rev. Greg Persinger officiating. Interment will follow at Snow Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday prior to the service from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home and other times, at the Ham residence, 1013 Davis Road, Snow Hill.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Eden Christian Church, c/o Carlo Christman, 1825 Cow Branch Road, Snow Hill, N.C., 28580.

Online condolences may be made at www.taylor-tyson.com.


Published in Obituaries on January 7, 2014 1:49 PM