July 21, 1934 – June 28, 2008 In Loving Memory.
Billy Harold Jones
July 21, 1934 _ June 28, 2008
Billy loved vanilla ice cream.
He was real and he loved real people. He could spot a phony a mile away.
He was disarmingly truthful (no pun intended), even when it hurt.
Both of his parents were one of twelve siblings and his cousins outnumber the stars. He and his sister, Janice Jones Bogue, had a wonderful childhood in Geneva, AL where they were surrounded by love of family and community.
He greatly honored his parents, William B. Jones and Esther Shields Jones, until their death.
With his pharmacy degree from Auburn U, 1958, he spent 39 years at his trade, but people were his profession. He opened Destin Drug in 1963 and his customers were his friends.
Billy was adored by his wife, Susan Avera Jones for 44 years, his three children Christopher A. Jones, Amy and Mike Long, and Matthew and Franny Jones and their three children, Chandler (11), Maggie (5) and Jack (18 mo