WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield today released the following statement regarding the passing of North Carolina State Senator Ed Jones of Halifax County last week.
“Today North Carolina mourns the loss of Senator Ed Jones, a remarkable public servant and friend. As a tireless advocate for rural communities, his service touched us all. Senator Jones was a gentle soul devoted to his family, church, and community. I am deeply saddened by his passing and my sympathies are with his wife Mary Ann and the entire Jones family.”