Johnny Jones

WHIPPLE -- Johnny Jones, 68, formerly of Bronx, N.Y., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born July 20, 1930, in Coosa County, Ala., he was the son of the late Jimmie Jones and Evelina Lewis. Mr. Jones was a laborer and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosa Lee Parks on May 30, 1997. Survivors include a son, Derrick Jones of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a daughter, Zinetta J. Wilkerson of Baltimore, Md.; and a sister, Jamie Lee Booker of Whipple. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Greentown, with the Rev. A.L. Simms officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour before services Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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