Jerry W Jones is a lifelong resident, born and raised in Franklin County North Carolina.
Reared in a small farming community Jerry took to the fields early in life helping local farmers with their annual harvest. Jerry has been involved with the local farming industry for over 40 years and has previously worked with the Federal Crop Insurance Division and USDA Farm Service Agency.
Jerry began his law enforcement career in 1993 when he was first employed as a Franklin County Deputy under Sheriff Robert Redmond. Jerry was elected Sheriff of Franklin County in 2002 and was named Sheriff once again in 2011.
Jerry is married to his lovely wife Peggy. As a couple the Joneses have raised two children, Stacey and Jamie, and now enjoy four wonderful grandchildren.
Jerry and his family are active members of the Social Plains Baptist Church located in the heart of Franklin County.
Current Board Member, Franklin Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees
Past Member Bunn Volunteer Rescue Squad
Past Member Bunn Volunteer Fire Department
Past President Franklin County Fire Fighters Association
Former Elected Mayor of Bunn NC
Past Student, Vance Granville Community College
Past Student, NC State University
Areas of Study: Finance and Leadership & Law Enforcement Courses
Jerry has made a life for himself and his family in the community where he was born and raised, Franklin County North Carolina. He has devoted most of his adult life to the service of others. As the Sheriff of Franklin County, Jerry Jones continues his legacy of service and dedication to his fellow citizens, his friends and family.