Norval Lee Jonas
Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:38 pm
The Messenger, December 11, 2012
Completed arrangements are being announced for Norval Lee Jonas, 72, of Union City, who died 5 a.m. Dec. 10, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Brian Petty and Eddie Mallonee officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8:30 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Roger Bobo, Brian Petty, Brandon Petty, Brandon Middleton, Barry Keathley and Bryan Keathley. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult Two Men’s Sunday School Class at Second Baptist Church and Finis Guy Burress, Dwayne Ervin, Ken Mathias and Geoff Payne.
He was born May 30, 1940, in Vincennes, Ind. He was the son of Gerald and Clementina (Butler) Jonas. He married the former Odessa Mullins July 28, 1963. She survives. He was a retired truck driver and a route salesman for the former Colonial Bread Co. for many years. He had also been a self-employed dump truck operator for Ford Construction Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran. A member of Union City Second Baptist Church and the Adult Two Men’s Sunday School Class, he was also an avid duck hunter and fisherman.
He is also survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Jenifer and Jim Hollingsworth of Franklin, Kristi and Brian Petty of Trenton and Abby and Roger Bobo of Medina; seven grandchildren and the spouse of one, Megan (Petty) and Brandon Middleton, Conner Bobo and Zach Bobo, all of Medina, Brandon Petty and Courtney Petty, both of Trenton, and Ethan Hollingsworth and Tyler Hollingsworth, both of Franklin; and two brothers, Paul Horrall of Haines City, Fla., and Roscoe Rehwald of Vincennes.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Marvin McCormick; and his birth parents, Everett and Ida (Overmeyer) McCormick.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.