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Beloved husband, father and grandfather Lonnie Jones, 77, passed from this life on August 5, 2018. Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, Lonnie had a long and distinguished military career. He was an Army as well as an Air Force Veteran and served in Vietnam and Korea. During his time in the Armed Forces he garnered numerous commendations including an Air Force Commendation Medal, an Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, a Bronze Star, a National Defense Service Medal and a Meritorious Unit Commendation. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force's 48th Aircraft Generation Squadron in 1988 after 23 years of service with the rank of Master Sergeant.
Lonnie is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Sr. and Eva Jones, brother Joe and sister Annie Mae.
He is survived by his wife Clarice and children: sons Lonnie Darrell and Seone, daughter Denise and grand son Michael along with a host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends who loved him.
Memorial service will be Friday, August 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at San Jose Funeral Home-East (10950 Pellicano Drive, El Paso, Texas 79935). Committal Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Military Honors.
Published in El Paso Times on Aug. 12, 2018
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