Ethelene Walker Jones

Published 12:18 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Ethelene Walker Jones, 62, Mount Olive, MS were held on Saturday, November 14 2015 at Macedonia MBC, Mt Olive, MS.  Interement was in the church cemetery.  Pastor Clifton Preston, Jr., officiated the services.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Olive, MS. was in charge of the arrangements.

Active Pallbearers:  Devin Jones, Jason Duckworth, Ricky Funches, Sr., Malcolm Hathorn Aaron Duckworth, Gary Griffith, Bernard Womack, and Justin Long.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Jason Long, Dexter Drones, Matthew McNair, Charles Walker, Virgil Walker, Otis Weathersby, Kelly McLaurin, Dewayne Pittman, Terry Walker, Meredith Johnson, Jr., Derrick Jones, Rodney Griffith, Michael Walker, George Walker, Jerry Walker, Otis Hunt and Nicholas Walker.

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Flower Bearers: Nieces

Mrs. Walker Jones  passed away at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg MS on November 3, 2015.
She was a graduate of Mt. Olive Attendance Center, 1971.  She joined the workforce at Magnetek and remained there until its closure in 1996.  She was employed at Boswell Regional Center and attended Antonelli College, Hattiesburg, MS.  and Jones County Junior College where she graduated on August 5, 1999.  She was employed at Wal-Mart, Magee, MS.

She was a church member of Macedonia MBC where she served faithfully as a Sunday School Teacher, a program committee leader,  and Mission Sister.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Mattie McInnis, one brother, John and his wife, Mary Walker.  One adopted siblng, Johnnie Ray Graves.

Surviors include, her loving husband of 39 years, Jessie Jones, Mt Olive; two sons, Derrick (Yolanda), Mt Olive, and Jason ( Veronica) Jones, Hattiesburg, MS.  An adopted so, Brice Payne, Magee, MS; 3 sisters, Kathleen Durr, Mae Griffith, and Annette (Pete) Johnson, all of Mount Olive. 4 brothers, George (Debbie) Walker, Hattiesburg, Virgil (Earnestine) Walker and Jerry Walker, all of Mt. Olive Terry (Glenda) Walker, Prentiss, MS.  Adopted siblings, Otis Weathersby, Rose Stewart, Bonnie Myers, Carolyn McLaurin, Kelly McLaurin, Eddie Quinn, Willie Ruth Feazell. Adopted mothers, Veola Griffith, and Lillian McConnell; three Godsisters, Linda Hayes Barnes, Angie Davis, Katherine Funchess and very close friends, Brenda Eubanks, Cassandra Frank, Annie Moffett, and Helen Rogers and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.