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James Emmett Jones, loving husband and father, a native of Albertville, AL and a resident of Houma, La came to earth July 15, 1924 and departed Nov. 17, 2012.
Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma, La. and from 12 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Mobile, AL. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Erma Jones; two sons, Norman Jones and wife Marguerite and Larry Jones and wife Jan; daughter Rebecca Washington and husband Kenneth; six grandchildren; 6six great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Lavaine Williams; sister-in-law, Marcy and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Smith and Emma Bishop Jones; daughter, Teresa Jones; 5 brothers, Eldred Jones and wife Emma, Luby Jones and wife Louise, Homer Jones and wife Edith, Warren Jones and wife Wilma, Carlos Jones; three sisters, Christine Hill and husband Travis, Annie Laura West and husband Ben; and Dera Williams.
He served in WWII on the Navy Destroyer Mine Sweeper J. William Ditter. He will be greatly missed by all.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, 2012