George Jones Personally Owned "George" & "Illinois State Fair" Coffee Mugs From His Lakeland, Florida Home W/COA - This lot includes two ceramic coffee mugs, personally owned by George Jones. There is a "George" mug that displays the meaning of the name, and an "Illinois State Fair" souvenir mug from 1986. Both mugs came from Jones' Lakeland, Florida home, and are in excellent condition. The mugs will come with a certificate of authenticity. George Jones (1931-2013) was an American musician, singer and songwriter, who had a long list of hit records and for the last 20 years of his life was referred to as the "greatest living country singer." During his career, George Jones had over 150 hits both as a solo artist and in duets with other artists. Throughout his career, Jones recieved three Billboard Music Awards, four Grammy Awards, nine CMA Awards, and many others.