Lewis Jones, Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Funeral services for Lewis Jones, Jr., 74, of Bainbridge were held Saturday, June 13, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Percy Leggett officiating.

Interment followed at the church’s cemetery with Taurus Parks, Qondae Cobb, Anthony Giordanio, Eric Hention and Gary Cobb Jr. serving as active pallbearers

Born April 4, 1935, in Seminole County, Ga., Mr. Jones died Thursday, June 6, 2009, at the Donalsonville Hospital.

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Mr. Jones was a member of Galilee M.B. Church; he was also employed for many years at Gipson Construction.

He was preceded in death by his parents,; a son, Alphonzo Jones; a sister, Anna Handsford; and a brother, Henry Crystal.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Mrs. Willie Mae Glenn Jones of Cyrene; three sons, George Henry of Cyrene, Lee Marvin of Jacksonville, Fla., and Fredrick Cooper of Orlando, Fla.; four daughters, Allene Enos of Deridder, La., Brennette Jones of Cyrene, Cassandra Jones of Edison, N.J., and Carolyn Rogers of Bainbridge; a stepdaughter, Betty Baker; a sister, Eliza Parks; 19 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Bruton Mortuary was in charge of funeral arrangements.