Eula Mae Jones

Published 1:35 pm Friday, February 24, 2017

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Holly Springs C.M.E. Church in Bassfield, for Miss Eula Mae Jones, 91, who died on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Rev. Eddie Dixon officiated with interment following in the Wheeler Cemetery in Bassfield. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Eula Mae Jones was born to the late Walter and Luceindia (Loftin) Jones. She was a member of Holly Springs C.M.E. Church and attended Old Rosy Wall School. She started working at Bassfield Cleaners after school and worked for over 30 years.

Miss Jones was preceded in death by three brothers, J. D., Willie Robert and Alcee Jones; three sisters-in-law, Nancy, Velma and Sarah Jones; brother-in-law, Micah; daughter-in-law, Ada Mae Jones; son-in-law, James Black; one granddaughter, Belinda Jones and great-grandson, Tyshawn Rott.

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She is survived by three sons, James Jones and Jimmy D. Jones of Bassfield and Timothy Jones of Los Angeles, California; four daughters, Mary Black of Lancaster, California, Rose (Cornelious) Sipp of Hattiesburg, Betty (Cleotis) Echols of Columbia and Annie Jones of Bassfield; 27 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jimmie Lee Green of Jackson; a God son, Joe Applewhite of Moss Point.