Lyllian Jones

Lyllian "Jean" Dumesnil Jones

FRANKLIN - A celebration of the life of Lyllian "Jean" Dumesnil Jones, 81, will be held Thursday at 2:00PM at the Church of the Assumption, in Franklin, with Father Lloyd Benoit officiating.

A native of Franklin and a resident of Lafayette, Jean passed away Sunday February 2, 2014 at her residence.

Survivors include her two sons James P. Jones of Baton Rouge, and Robert M. Jones of Lafayette; her granddaughter Alexis Elizabeth Jones of Franklin; two sisters Barbara D. Delahoussaye of Crowley, and Myra D. Mouton of Scott; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband Alexander S. Jones Jr.; her son Alexander S. Jones III; her parents Hilton Telemarque Dumesnil and Beulah Poche' Dumesnil, and brother Hilton "Putch" Dumesnil; and sister Sarah D. Blakesley.

Jean's family wishes to express their thanks to Betty Sonnier, her long time care giver and friend, Cancer Center of Acadiana, and St.

Joseph Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Miles Perrett Cancer Services 2130 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette, La. 70508 or online at

You may sign the guest book and express condolences to Jean's family at

David Funeral Home 316 Youngsville Hwy. (337)837-9887 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

David Funeral Home - Lafayette
316 Youngsville Highway  Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 837-9887

Published in the The Advertiser on Feb. 5, 2014