Jasper B. Jones, Sr.
Lifelong Norwalk Resident
Jasper B. Jones, Sr., age 78, of Norwalk, CT entered into eternal rest Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Norwalk Hospital. Jasper was born in Garnett, SC. He was a lifelong resident of Norwalk.
Jasper spent over 45 years in the construction field as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Local 478. He was a charter member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church. He was one of the first elected Trustees and served as Chairman of the Trustees Board for many years. Jasper was fundamental in the construction and the legacy of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church that we know today.
Jasper is predeceased by his parents, Virgil and Wilhelmina Reed Jones; his wife, Effie Williams Jones; two brothers, Johnnie and Tommie; and two sisters, Tina and Dorothy. He is survived by his son, Jasper B. Jones Jr. (Charlotte) of Fairfield, CT; two daughters, Ethel McClain (Preston) and Ollie Perez both of Norwalk, CT; two brothers, Johnnie Lee and Curtis; three sisters, Frances Pinkney, Pauline Walker, and Lillian Jones all of South Carolina; three grandsons, three granddaughters, three great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Jasper was an avid history buff and loved to share his knowledge with everyone. Friends may greet the family on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 4:00pm at St. James Missionary Baptist Church 60 Rockland Road, Norwalk, CT. until time of the service at 6:00 P.M. at the church. Interment will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Riverside Cemetery at 10:00 A.M.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Baker Funeral Services, 84 South Main Street, Norwalk, CT 06854.www.bakerfuneralservices.com