Lyman Leon "Lennie" Jones, Jr.
|Birth||23 JAN 1942|
|Death||19 FEB 2015|
In his residence.
Lyman Leon "Lenny" Jones, JR., 73, of Liberty, MS, passed away February 19, 2015 at his residence.
Visitation will be tonight at Bethel Baptist Church in Liberty from 5:00 until 8:00 PM and continues Saturday from 10:00 until service at 11:00 AM at the Church. Rev. Dusty Rhodes will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Jones Family Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jones was born on January 23, 1942 in Amite County, MS. He was the son of Lyman Leon Jones, Sr. and Evelyn Smith Jones.
He retired from South Central Bell. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Liberty, Masonic Lodge # 37, and the Telephone Pioneers of America. He served on many mission trip with the Mississippi Nailbenders Association. He loved hunting, Fishing, the Ole Miss Rebels and watching the Centreville Academy Tigers and ASC Rebels.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Nancy Dixon Jones; one daughter, Lisa Renee Jones; one brother, Donald Jones and one sister, Ann Jones Whittington.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Rushing Jones of Liberty; one son, Joshua Jones and wife Sarah of Ponchatoula, LA; two daughters, Tara Jones LeBlanc and husband Stewart of Kentwood, LA and Dana Jones Haygood and husband Kyle of Liberty, MS; two brothers, Preston Jones and Mike Jones both of Liberty; three stepsons, Richard Rushing and wife Cassandra, Tommy Rushing and wife Sandy and Christopher Rushing and wife Vickie all of Gloster, MS; six grandchildren, Caitlynn Jones, Jake Haygood, Charlie LeBlanc, Sawyer LeBlanc, Lelia Jones and Sofia Jones and seven step grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Rushing, Roy Havard, Russell Knighton, Matt Hardin, Nathan Mathis, Christopher "CJ" Jones and Jake Haygood.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hope Children's Home, 11415 Hope International Drive., Tampa, FL 33625