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Donnie Gene Jones

Donnie Gene Jones, 77, died Saturday March 3, 2023 at the Fountain Circle Nursing Home, Winchester, KY.

He was born in Paris, KY to the late Walter Jones, Sr. and the late Ruth Bryant Jones.  Donnie was a retired farmer, enjoyed playing music, writing songs and collecting old coins.  He also loved his cats and attended the Clintonville Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by one son, Kevin Jones; six grandchildren, Imaan Jones, Rumaysaa Jones, Abdullah Jones, Aishah Jones, Abdurrahman Jones and Leena Jones; sister-in-law, Marie Jones; brother-in-law, Allen Clarke; nieces and nephews, Lee Ann Stipp, Connie Kerby, Kim Martin, Mike Jones, Rob Stipp, Len Clarke and Chris Clarke; and several great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Walter Jones, Jr. and three sisters, Mary Ann Stipp, Linda Clarke and Frances Sageser.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday March 8, 2023 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bro. Vernon Adams.  Burial will follow in the Clintonville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM Wednesday March 8, 2023 until the time of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Rob Stipp, Jamie Kerby, Stacy Stipp, Brandon Hill, Wesley Hill and Codie Hill.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Jones, Bruce Jones, Chris Clarke, Len Clarke and Don Adams.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY. The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.


  1. Brenda Crockett Jones Chowdhury on March 7, 2023 at 12:02 pm

    Donnie was the most genuine, caring,
    selfless, Christian man I have ever known.
    He was a great musician, song writer and
    soft-spoken gentleman. He put others
    before himself.
    Brenda Crockett Jones Chowdhury

  2. Brenda Crockett Jones Chowdhury on March 7, 2023 at 2:28 pm

    A wonderful person, great musician, kind soul.
    and dedicated Christian.

    • Brenda Jones Chowdhury on March 7, 2023 at 2:31 pm

      Don was a wonderful person, father to Kevin an d a dedicated Christian.

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