Johnny Jones III

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On Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 2:30pm at Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana Minister Johnny Jones, III departed this life. He was born to the union of Rev. Johnny and Winniefred Armour Jones on August 2, 1965. He has two sisters ad one brother. He was educated in the Orleans Parish School System, attending Florence Chester and Stuart Bradley Elementary, Gregory Junior and Kennedy Senior High Schools. He enrolled at Dillard University and transferred to Southern University in New Orleans where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education, He taught at several schools Fannie C. Williams and Lawless Senior High where he also coached the girls' basketball team. Johnny enrolled at University of New Orleans and received a Master of Arts degree in guidance and Counseling. He returned to the school system and served as a counselor at Capdau, Walter Cohen, and Habans Elementary Schools. He retired in 2011, due to illness. Johnny was married to Helene Benn Jones and has a step-son, D'Vaughn Delpit. Other survivors include his parents, Rev. and Mrs. Jones, two sisters-Adriene Gill and Valerie Francis, a brother Christopher Jones and his wife Loraine, nieces Jennifer Gill, Imani Francis and Nia Jones, nephew Joseph Gill and great nephew Joseph Gill, IV. Aunts and uncles--Olga Jackson, Elaine Wolo, Frieda Armour, James (Betty) Armour , Selena and Elnora Armour Booker T. (Alvera) Jones, Carl (Cathryn)Amedee, Rev. John Scott, Jr., William and George Armour, Ronald (Ernestine)Amedee and Lynell (Ronnell) Wheeler: his church family and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also Pastor, Officers and Members of Free Mission Baptist Church, New Light Baptist Church, New Orleans Bible Fellowship, Suburban Baptist Church, Central Baptist Church, Morning Star Baptist Church (Marrero), St. Stephens Baptist Church, Christian Community Baptist Church, New Orleans Baptist Association, Orleans Parish School Board, , Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Charity School of Nursing (Delgado Community College), Dillard University, Southern University at New Orleans, University of New Orleans, Nichols State University, United States Penitentiary, Atwater, California, Rosa Parks Academy, Stockton , Ca., University of Texas at San Antonio, Tex., Amerigroup, DUPON, McFarland Institute, Tulane University Hospital. Kindred Hospital, DCI Dialysis Clinic, Patriotic Project, Opera Creole and City of New Orleans Health Department, Nation of Christ Believers Fellowship, Atlanta, Ga. Are invited to attend the visitation on Thursday December 26, in the Chapel of the Roses of Charbonnet-Labat Funeral Home 1615 St. Philip Street, New Orleans, La 701106 and the Celebration of Life service at Suburban Baptist Church, 10501 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans, Louisiana, Friday December 27, 2013; Visitation 9-11am, Service begins at 11:00am. Officiating-Rev. Lawrence Jackson, Jr., Rev. Johnny Jones, Jr., Pastor. Host Pastor, Rev. Jeffrey Friend. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
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Charbonnet - Labat -Glapion Funeral Home - New Orleans
1615 St. Philip Street  New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 581-4411
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Dec. 24 to Dec. 28, 2013
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