INDIAN ORCHARD, Mass. - Jonaython Wayne Longston, 51, of 23 Laramee Green West, in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield, Mass. passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at home. Born in Springfield, Jonaython was the son of Naython Longston and Betty (Harris) Jackson and was raised in Okeechobee, Florida. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had been employed by the City of Springfield, Mass. and previously for the City of West Palm Beach, Fla. Predeceased by his father in 1993, he is survived by his beloved mother, Betty Harris Jackson; four brothers, Nathaniel of Tallahassee, Fla., Frederick of Springfield, Mass., Harold of Miami, Fla., and Everett Longston of Hartford, Conn.; and a sister, Sonya Minnifield of Indian Orchard, Mass. The calling hour is 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Harrell Funeral Home, 355 St. James Avenue, Springfield, Mass. followed by the funeral at 11 a.m.
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Published in NewsZapFL on July 30, 2014