John Lewis Jones

August 29, 1945 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 74)

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Death Notice

Johnnie Lewis Jones ascended to his heavenly home Friday August 7th at Southeast Health. He was 74 years of age.


Reflections of Life

Deacon John Lewis Jones was born August 29, 1945 to the late Johnnie Mae McLeod and Daniel Jones in Lousiville, Al.  At an early age he confessed Christ and joined the Pea Creek Missionary Baptist church, were he served as the Superintendent of the Sunday School department and a member of the Boys Crusaders.

John Lewis attended and graduated from the Barbour County Training school in Clayton, AL and during his school years is were he meet the LOVE OF HIS LIFE Lizzie “Ree” Rodgers.  The couple was later married and moved to Ozark, Al.  John Lewis was employed with Walter Hand Ford Company for many years before he started and retired from Jordan Drive Power company located in Mobile, Al.

As a faithful member of the Pea Creek Missionary Baptist church he had to make a decision to move his membership to Greater Sardis Missionary Baptist church Ozark, AL.  John Lewis was a FAITHFUL & DEVOTED member, he served as the chairman of the Deacon Board many years he was also on the kitchen committee and everyone knew him for that “famous fried chicken”.  He also worked and served on many other committees until his health started to fail, he just loved doing the work for the Lord.  

John Lewis was proceed in death by his parents, grandparent and sister.

John Lewis leaves to cherish his precious memories to his faithful, devoted and loving wife of 54 years Lizzie “Ree” Jones.  They were blessed with four wonderful sons: Fredrick (Devona) Jones Luverne, AL, Sebastian (Regina) Jones Montgomery, AL, Stanley (Martha) Jones Ozark, AL and Jermaine (Allison) Jones Columbia, AL.  one brother Willie C. Jones Ozark, AL.  God blessed him to be a wonderful grandfather to 12 lovely grandchildren whom loved him dearly.  John Lewis had a special God daughter Eleanor Freeman and special God son Devaughn Moore and his own personal caregiver Andrew and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  


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Funeral Service

 John L Jones Service Program


August 14, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Newman Mortuary, Inc.
114 Harper Drive
Ozark, AL 36360

Graveside Service
August 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Westside Cemetery
373 West Parker Street
Ozark, AL 36360

Interment following funeral service
August 15, 2020

Westside Cemetery
373 West Parker Street
Ozark, AL 36360

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