Jones, Christopher Lynn -
Essex - On Jan. 27, Christopher Lynn Jones, 55, of Essex passed away of an extended illness at Franklin Square Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 23, 1959, to the late Margie and Hubert Jones. He graduated from Appalachia High School in 1978 and attended Mountain Empire Community College before moving to Maryland to reside in Essex. He worked in the construction, carpentry and tree removal industries. Chris was a nature enthusiast and an avid outdoorsman who loved the mountains.
Chris is survived by his daughter Olivia Parish of Essex; two brothers, Kenneth Jones (and wife Judy) of Belcamp and Jeff Jones and Kimberly Cain of Essex; two sisters, Beverly McKinney (and husband Virgil) and Terrie Jones McPherson (and husband Daniel) both of Virginia, brother-in-law Buddy Lane of Virginia, and several nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Michael Jones, sister Elaine Lane and grandparents Jay and Flo Maddox.
Private cremation was held. A memorial service/celebration of life will be held at Essex United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Maryland and Woodward avenues, on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m.