Jesse Allen Jones
08/04/1926 - 06/15/2020
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Jesse Allen Jones, 93, of Hopewell went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 15, 2020. He is the son of the late Walter Jones and Esther Cowan Jones. Jesse is also reunited in death with his loving wife of 63 years, Beatrice Jones; a son, Gary Jones, great granddaughter, Jailyn Collins; brothers, Marshall "Bob" Jones, Albert Jones, Clarence Jones and sisters, Edith and Edna. He is survived by his children, Larry Jones (Margaret), Cindy Collins (Michael) and Barry Jones; grandchildren, Robert Collins, Jason Collins, Crystal Collins, Jessica Collins, Michelle Jones, Brian Jones, Jeremy Jones and Matthew Moen; great grandchildren, Carson Collins, Anderson Collins, Whitney Collins, Alexys Collins, Camryn Stotesberry, Gage Stotesberry, Makiyah Parson, Noah Parson, Korey Jones, Evan Jones, Alecia Jones, Cayleigh Jones and Scarlett Jones; great great grandson, Joseph Jones; brothers, Earl Taylor, Lee Jones, Wayne Jones and James Jones and sisters, Junelda Montgumery, Alice and Linda. Jesse retired from the Navy after 27.5 years of dedicated service to his country at the rank of Senior Chief. Jesse enjoyed the outdoors especially involving hunting, fishing and gardening but always made time for family. Jesse was a longtime member of Broadway Baptist Church and Boy Scout leader. The family will receive friends at Broadway Baptist Church (301 N. 15th Ave in Hopewell) on Friday, June 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Jesse funeral ceremony will be held in the church following visitation with Pastor Jerry Davis officiating. Final rest will conclude in Appomattox Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Broadway Baptist Church (301 N. 15th Avenue, Hopewell VA 23860) in Jesse's memory.

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Published in Memorial Funeral Home from Jun. 16 to Jun. 18, 2020.
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August 3, 2020
June 20, 2020
I met my Father in law in 1974. He accepted me with open arms along with His loving Wife Beatrice. It is one of the best things that ever happened to me. He and I hunted and fished for many years to come. I learned more than you could imagine from Him and Beatrice. They were like my new Mom and Dad. I will forever miss them both and hope people will follow in their footsteps. They loved everyone they came in contact with. Please dont ever forget their ways, because they lived their lives in according to the Lord. God bless everyone and stay in touch. Thanks for your support in this tough time. We appreciate yall . Rember God comes 1st ,Family 2nd, and Friiends3rd. Do as Jesus would!
Michael Collins
Family
June 19, 2020
Larry We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad.
Prayers and hugs to you and your family.
Patti/Wally Parolari
Friend
June 17, 2020
I have known Jesse for many, many years. As a teenager I hunted with him. During his later years he has always been an inspiration to me and many others as he continued to come to church and always have kind words for those he greeted.
Ron Maggard
Family Friend
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