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John Lowery Ainsworth

Funeral services for Mr. John Lowery Ainsworth, 68, Collins, (Jones Chapel Community) were held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel MB Church, Collins. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Milton McWilliams officiated the services.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Ainsworth died at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, on Oct. 15, 2017.

Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Burgess, Archie Hamilton, Larry Stubbs, Lazar Stubbs, and James Stubbs.

Active pallbearers were Lyndarius Smith, Brian Maze, Pat Sims, Marquise Lee, Dmitri Payton, and Sterling Payong

Flower bearers were family and friends

Mr. Ainsworth was a member of Jones Chapel MB Church where he served as an usher.  By trade, he was a masterful brick mason for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny H. and Lois Ainsworth; sons, Alfred Antonio and Darius Daryl Ainsworth; brothers, W. L. Ainsworth, Wardell Ainsworth, and Jay Ainsworth; sisters, Vivian  Ainsworh and Vernell Ainsworth; grandparents, and  grandson, Zachy Ainsworth.

Survivors include, his wife, Hattie Lee Ainsworth, daughters, April Michelle (Johnny Lee) Reese, Bassfield, Derisa M. Ainsworth, Columbia, and Santana G. Ainsworth, Seminary; son, John Junior (Linda Free) Ainsworth, Bassfield, two brothers, Leroy Ainsworth and Dorie Miller Ainsworth, both of Collins, and two special friends, Patrick Sims and Marquise Lee; a host of grandchildren, one great grandchild, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.