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Jones Edlin

Jones Ross Edlin

Wednesday, March 1st, 1939 - Sunday, January 26th, 2020
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Obituary

Jones Ross Edlin, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, Vietnam Veteran, Pilot, Crocheter, Ret. U.S. Army Major, lake lover, contractor, builder of bird boxes, passed away on January 26, 2020, at 12:07 a.m. at Tennova Healthcare. He was born on March 1, 1939 in Montgomery County son of the late Jones Boyd Edlin and Aloise Ross Edlin.

In addition to those hobbies mentioned above, he loved going to Becky’s Country Café every morning to visit and have breakfast with his friends. He also religiously watched the Atlanta Braves.

Ross was married to Darothy Bumpus Edlin for 61 ½ years. Together they have five children: Connie Baggett (Kenny), Billy Ross Edlin, Ronnie Edlin (Charlotte), Charlie Edlin (Dianne), Judi Adkins (Russell), and daughter-in-law Ginger Edlin Parker (Thomas). They also have nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, who were the apples of his eyes.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jones Boyd Edlin and Aloise Ross Edlin and his brothers, Russell and Charles (Chuck) Edlin.

The service will be held at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home with Rev. Harriet J. Bryan presiding. The service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2020 and 10 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday. Burial will follow with full Army Honors at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Special thanks are due to Dr. Bill Grabenstein and Dr. Jigar Shah and staff; the Tennova Home Health nurses and therapists (whom he loved) and Tennova Healthcare and staff.

Grandsons/in-laws will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. Zion Cemetery Fund C/O Dawn Smith 5920 Buckner Road, Cumberland Furnace, TN 37051.

Online condolences may be made at www.Navefuneralhomes.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    Address
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Harriet Bryan Harris
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Zion Cemetery
    Address
    CUNNINGHAM, TN

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Charles and Linda Bumpus

Posted at 08:57am
Darothy and entire family, we are very sorry for the grief you all are enduring and the loss of Ross.
AS

Angie Self

Posted at 03:45am
Darothy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Ross’s passing. I know the pain you are experiencing at this time. My prayers are with you and your family. Your cousin Angie
BJ

Betty James

Posted at 04:57pm
Chuck: Precious MEMORIES- how they will linger and touch ALL your souls. Peace, Comfort and Blessings in times like these.
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David and Margie Streetman

Posted at 04:52pm
Prayers for all.
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Marilyn Self

Posted at 03:30pm
On our trip to Brason (2017) Ross wanted to Zip Line. While Dorthy & I went shopping Robert took Ross to check this off his Bucket List. Robert watched & took pictures as Ross soared down the line. Dorthy sent the kids pictures & they said "no more trips with the Selfs."
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