Jerry Alvin Jones, 56, of Muddy Creek Road in Piney Flats, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Monday. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren in Blountville. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will follow in church cemetery. Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge.