Visitation will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home.
Graveside funeral service will be held Saturday August 9, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Beulah Cemetery in Beulah.
J.W. was born on January 18, 1939, to Emmitt and Lillian (Coleman) Jones in Doddsville. He and his family left the Delta at an early age. He joined the United States Army in 1956 and served as a private in the post Korean Conflict. After his service in the Army he moved to Palestine, Texas, where he spent the bulk of his life. He was in the construction business most of his life having worked for several different companies around the nation. J.W. was of the Baptist faith. He was a fun loving, generous, caring man who was loved and will be missed by his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters; Linda Morgan, and Sue Jones, three brothers; Arthur, Robert and Daryle Jones.
He is survived by niece, Regina Jones of Dallas, Texas; nephew, Jason Jones of Dallas, Texas; brother, Houston Jones of Tyler, Texas; brother, Tommy Jones of Ft. Worth, Texas; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made the Bolivar County Humane Society
On-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net