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Michael Lewis Jones

June 9, 1958 — October 1, 2022

Rutledge, Tennessee

Michael Lewis Jones

It is with great sadness that we announce, Michael Lewis Jones, 64 of Rutledge, Tennessee went to be with the lord on October 1, 2022, in the comfort of his home, with his girls by his side. He was born in Virginia to the late Ed "Casey" Jones and Sibbie Ann Jones. Michael was an All-American basketball player at Sevier County High School where he also played baseball. He was a graduate of Carson Newman College where he played baseball and basketball, and also a Master's graduate at the University of Tennessee. He worked most of his life as the Director of Public Works in Jefferson City, Tennessee. He enjoyed many things in life including golf, watching football, taking trips with his friends, being at the lake, and spending time with his family. He is survived by: his daughters, Michelle Fox (Jason) and Kayla Shelton (Josh); step daughter, Maranda Wheeling ; his grandchildren, Maci and Drake Fox, Dominic Lane, Kole Lum, Luke and Kealeigh Ann, Hunter and Haisley Shelton, Caitlyn Powers; his sister Donna Jones; his nephew Kasey Hill (Riana); great nephew, Kaden Hill. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m.until 6:00 p.m.on Wednesday, October 5,2022 at Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN. Family and friends will gather at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Blountville, Tennessee on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 1:45 p.m. for a 2:00 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Darrell Chambers officiating. The family would also like to send a special thank you to Rosie Jones, a longtime friend, who cared for him over the last year of his life, and to all of the nurses and staff at UT hospice who were all so wonderful in his final days. 




  Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN   37760

  (865) 475-3892                                 






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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrar Funeral Home - Jefferson City

411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760

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Graveside Service

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery

191 Central Heights Road, Blountville, TN 37617

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