John Willie Jones Sr.

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 27, 2009

John Willie “Mickey” Jones Sr. died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at his home. He was 75.

Mr. Jones was a retired concrete finisher. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Joe Sr. and Sylvia Givens Jones.; two brothers, Willie Joe Jones Jr. and Cleveland Jones; and two sisters, Mary Ellen Jones and Mary Lou J. Ricks.

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Survivors include his three sons, John Willie Jones Jr. and Robert Jones, both of Vicksburg, and Sammie Jones of Las Vegas; four daughters, Earline Jones and Coniela Jones, both of Vicksburg, and Rose McGill and Mary Henry, both of Texarkana, Texas; two brothers, James W. Jones and Robert Jones, both of New Orleans; three sisters, Willi Mae J. Sims of Vicksburg and Ethel J. Tayor and Rose J. Ben, both of New Orleans; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.