Alvin Jones

Published 12:10 pm Thursday, August 19, 2010

Services for Alvin Jones will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Greater Grove Street Baptist Church, 2717 Alcorn Drive, with the Rev. Robert L. Miller Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at China Grove Cemetery in the Oak Ridge community. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday with the family present from 6 until 7, also the hour of a Military Order of the Purple Heart ceremony.

Mr. Jones died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at his home. He was 64.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from Yazoo Valley Electric Company. He was a member of China Grove M.B. Church in the Oak Ridge community.

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He was past commander of Chapter No. 680 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Tyner Ford Post No. 213, American Legion.