Wayne E. Jones
Wayne Jones of Laguna Hills, California passed away of amyloidosis on 9 August 2013 at age 77. He was born on 9 October 1935 in Flippin, Kentucky. Wayne joined the Marine Corps in 1954 and retired as a Sergeant Major in 1979. His service awards include the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, two Navy Commendation Medals, seven Good Conduct Medals, and numerous campaign and unit awards. Sergeant Major Jones served in Mike Company 3/26 in the 1968-1969 timeframe, initially as the Company Gunnery Sergeant and then as the 1st Sergeant. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doris, two sons and their wives SFC Kenneth and Kathy and Timothy and Valerie, two grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Sergeant Major Jones is buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.