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Lionel "Rudy' Jones

Date of Birth: 08/29/1943
Date of Death: 10/05/2017

Lionel “Rudy” Jones entered into life on August 29, 1943 to Mary Jones. On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:15 PM at his home, he heard his master’s voice calling him to his just reward.  He then exchanged his cross for his crown. 

Visitation will be at 9 AM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Greater Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church until religious at 11 AM conducted and officiated by, Rev. Timothy Campbell, Sr., Pastor.  Interment in Protestant Cemetery. 

He and leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Rose English Jones, a son Corey Lionel Jones, a daughter Leslie Dorsey, a stepson Rodney Dandridge, his mother Mary Jones, five sisters; Victoria Landry, Mary Batiste, Janice (Lloyd) Bernard, Elizabeth Jones and Margaret (Lawrence) Smith, six grandchildren, four goddaughters; Margaret Smith, Deidre Jones-Kenny, Tressa Dunbar and LaTina Holiday and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He will be missed by his close friends of the family Carolyn Bernard, Velma Johnson, a close and dear cousin Brenda Kennix Rome and a great niece Delicia Austin.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Violet Sherman Jones, father Edward Brooks, Jr., paternal and maternal grandparents, two brothers; James “Crow” Willis, Sr. and John ‘Pip” Jones, aunts; Ollie Brooks and Victoria Johnson, an uncle Solomon Brooks, sister-in-law Jacqueline A. Jones, niece Charlene Gibbs and godchild Emma Jean. 

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Rogers L. Comery Sr. (Dickey) & Family (10/12/2017 8:24 pm)

MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS YOU THE ENTIRE FAMILY AND PUT ALL OF YOUR TRUST IN HIM AND LET HIM FIX IT FOR YOU

Surge and Janice Sherman (10/12/2017 1:48 pm)

Words cannot express the sadness we feel at this time,but we pray that you all find comfort in knowing that my brother-in-law is at peace and resting with the LORD.Lionel "have fought a good fight,He have finished his course,he have kept the faith:Henceforth there is laid up for him a crown of righteousness,which the LORD,THE RIGHTEOUS judge shall give him on that day. keeping you in our prayers Surge and Janice Sherman