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In Memory Of Our Poets

Austin H. "Dusty" Jones (1936-2022) - Class Of 1955

DECEMBER 13, 1936 – NOVEMBER 26, 2022

Austin Hinds “Dusty” Jones, 85, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on November 26, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents F. Hinds Jones and Gladys Henley Jones.

He is survived by his sons Stephen McCrary Jones of Pensacola, Florida, and David Austin Jones (April) of Huntsville, Alabama, granddaughters Mary Kathryn Jones, and Lauren Elizabeth Jones both of Atlanta, Georgia, and Hannah Elise Jones of Savannah, Georgia, brother Cody Henley Jones (Pam) of Montgomery, Alabama, nephew Cody P. Jones (Melodie) of Montgomery, Alabama, and nieces Kelli Busby (Stephen of Birmingham, Alabama, Candy Clark (Chad) of Fairhope, Alabama, Caroline Jones of Birmingham, Alabama, and Cameron Fulgham (Ashley) of Birmingham, Alabama.

Dusty was a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School class of 1955 and graduated from the University of Alabama in 1959 with a B.A. Degree. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.

Dusty lived most of his adult life in Selma, AL where he was a Vice President of City National Bank and AmSouth Bank. He was an avid runner and golfer for much of his life and attended Frazer Church and also services at Wesley Gardens. He enjoyed doing several years of volunteer work at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. He was known for his wonderful sense of humor and his kindness to everyone.

A Private Family Memorial service will be held at a later date. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.Leak-MC.com for the Jones family.


Leak Memory Chapel