Willie A Jones
August 14, 1932 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 88)
Willie Andrew Jones was born to the late Fred Jones and Lizzie Turner on August 14, 1932. Willie was one of five brothers, four of whom proceeded him in death.
He received his education in Hardeman County.
Willie was united in holy matrimony to Ella Louise Cheshier. To this union, 2 children were born: Willette Jones Turner and Patricia Smith.
Willie was a follower of Christ and a faithful member to the All Nations Church of God, under the leadership of Pastor Emmanuel Simmons. He was always eager to attend services to learn more about God’s word. He also was known for his famous saying “God’s word will never pass away” where he believed that although the world was drastically changing, one thing that would never change was God’s Word.
Willie was a hard worker and entrepreneur where he was employed at the Tannery for many years. He also owned a successful café in the town of Bolivar. Willie had a huge heart to where he did not mind helping strangers early in the morning whether it be from cooking, to landscaping, to cleaning houses. He enjoyed gardening, and spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids and playing bingo. Seeing him would always put a smile on your face because you never knew what he was going to say next, but you just knew you had to be prepared.
On October 4, 2020 at 3:40 a.m., God dispatched his other angels to bring him home. He is survived by his 2 loving daughters, Willette Jones Turner and Patricia Smith; six grandchildren, Denita (Demetric) Jones, Amanda Turner, Eddie, Darrius, Terica and RaTonya Smith: 11 great grandchildren, De’Miere, Christian, Jaiton, Ayundrea, Demario, DeMiyah, Zaihara, Leiyah, LeAndrea, Kass, Adien: 1 great great-grandchild, J’Kye: 1 sister; Katherine.
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