JONES, THOMAS G., 1874-1970


Methodist Clergyman. Born– Ozark, Ala., 1874.  Parents–Thomas Charles Jones.   Married– Laura Elizabeth Carr, June 15, 1905.  Children– Four. Education– Troy State Teachers College; Southern University. Worked as farmhand, logger, teacher, then became a Methodist minister and served as a pastor for over forty years, with churches at Luverne, Lapine, Abbeville, Opp, Elba, Wetumpka, Clanton, Demopolis, Hartford, Florala, Opelika, Greenville, Dothan, Panama City. Retired by 1961. Executive secretary, State Commission on Alcoholism. Died June 5, 1970.


Files at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History;


The Charms of Winning. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Printing Co., 1939.

Dash for Freedom. New York; Exposition Press, 1951.