Leslie Owen Jones

leslie jones
Leslie Owen Jones, 75, of 5 Bear Creek Drive, died Wednesday, August 30, 2000, at his home. Born in Wallasey Cheshire England, he was a son of the late Owen and Hannah Walker Jones. He served in the Coldstream Guards/Tank Division of the British Army during WWII. He moved to Asheville in 1948 and was retired from BASF after 38 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Mildred McFee Jones; a daughter, Barbara Fagan of Rock Hill, SC; a son, Philip Owen Jones of Abingdon, VA; a sister, Olive Jones McFee of Candler; four grandchildren, Matthew Fagan, Lesley Fagan, Michael Hubble and Matthew Hubble. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday at St. George’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Harry Woggon officiating. Burial will follow at Snow Hill United Methodist Church. Pallbearers will be: Philip Jones, Mike Fagan, Matthew Fagan, Matthew Hubble, Michael Hubble, Pat Mastin and honorary pall bearer is John McFee. His family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 pm Thursday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 16, Asheville, NC 28802 or NC Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 500 Blue Ridge Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711.

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  1. Our love and prayers go with you thru this time of grief.
    May the LORD keep you in His tender care and grant you
    a peace that passes ALL understanding.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. May God bless and keep you.

  3. Millie, Barbara, Philip, Olive and John- Just wanted you to know that I am thinking about you and praying for you at this time. I have good memories of your family in the life of Grace growing up. In Christian Love, Rick Wynne

  4. Millie, you may not remember us but I used to sing with you and olive in the choir at Grace and deliver the mail to Dr. Carpenter’s office when Olive worked there.May God bless you and Olive and John and the entire family at this time. Ken & Faye Young

  5. Phil:
    My deepest sympathies on the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this time of grief and loss.

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