Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, at New Morning Star COGIC with Rev. Oliver Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery in Mound Bayou.
Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland. Family hour will follow from 6-7 p.m.
Survivors include wife, Rebecca Jones of Parchman; sons, Rayford Jr. of Clarksdale and Aaron L. of Southaven; daughters, Tammie Kizart of Renova, Shunta R. Jones of Mound Bayou and Latrice C. Lakes of Olive Branch; brothers, Tommie Lee Jones of Greenville, Oliver Jones of Mound Bayou, Williams Jones of Chicago and Walter Jones and Willie Campbell, both of Las Vegas, and Sterling Jones of Richmond, Calif.; sisters, Annie Williams of Forest City, Ark., Rosie Lee Johnson of Baton Rouge, La., Alma Teen Jones of Winstonville, Carolyn Jones and Laura Moore, both of Mound Bayou, and Rebecca DLacy and Bertha Estes, both of Chicago; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.