COL JOHN L. JONES (Ret.)
Went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. John was the unmistakable cornerstone of his family and will be greatly missed. John was born in Washington, DC, on December 22, 1928, to the late Charles and Georgiana Jones. His beloved wife, Elaine Wilson Jones, preceded him in death on November 22, 2000. He is survived by three sons DuWayne W. Jones (Cecille), Dennis P. Jones, and Douglas C. Jones (Cathy); granddaughters Lindsay E., Brittney D., and Bridgett L. Jones; sister Mabel Wallace; nieces Carlene Wallace and Denise Bryant. Relatives and friends may visit at St. Georges Episcopal Church, 160 U Street, N.W., Washington, DC, on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at 10 a.m. Funeral services begin at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation, 1701 Apollo Drive, Suite 331, Largo, MD 20774.