Reverend Earl Jones
1925 - 2018
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Reverend Earl Jones, of Madison, Wisconsin, formerly of Gary, Indiana. Earl Jones departed this life on May 10, 2018 at home surrounded by loved ones. Earl Jones was born April 25, 1925 in Coyle, Oklahoma. He was the youngest of fourteen children born to the late Mose and Amanda Jones. Earl Jones was a United States Naval WWII and Korean War Veteran. Earl worked at U.S. Steel Mill, as a Sheet Metal Roller. Retiring after 30 years of service, Earl pursued yet another career as a Chef for Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity at Valparaiso University. Earl Jones greatest sense of accomplishment and joy, was his calling to preach the word of God. Earl will be reunited with the love of his life of 59 years; Bessie Elizabeth Jones, daughter; Sharon E. Johnson, grandsons; Richard "Kevin" Trass, Vincent "Dion" Jones, brothers and sisters; Tommy, Elizabeth, Harry, Eddie (Maggie), Mary (Charlie), James(Mary), Christina(Dave), Ike (Vernell), Ruth (Charlie), Claude (Lucille), Ada (Dewell), Marcellus ( Lillian), Gertrude( Grover), brothers-in-law William Downey, Lawrence Andrews, Roy Walker, sister-in-law; Helen Peters Brown, daughter-in-law; Staci Vick Jones. Earl leaves to cherish his loving memory: 5 sons; Randle Vick Jones, Tulsa, Oklahoma., Sanford E.(Yulonda) Jones, Madison, WI, Darrell R. (Florentina) Jones, Gary, IN, Chauncey G. Jones, Waukesha, WI, Parris D. Jones, Madison, WI, 1 daughter; Rosalyn Jones-Knight, Madison, WI, son-in-law; Thurman Johnson, Gary, IN; sister-daughter, Theressia Walker, Madison,WI; sister-in-law, Ella Andrews, Milwaukee, WI; god daughters; Evelyn Sims-Lowe, Hobart, IN, Cheryl Sims-Kindred, Gary, IN, 28 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation Friday May 18, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 pm, Family Hour 7:00-8:00 pm, at Guy and Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Gary, Indiana. Homegoing services Saturday May 19, 2018 at Holy Bethel Missionary Baptist Church 810 W. 8th Ave. Gary, IN. Professional services rendered by Guy and Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.

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Published in Post-Tribune on May 16, 2018.
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May 18, 2018
To the entire Jones Family, You have my sincere condolences. May Mr Jones rest in peace, and May God Bless each of you. Linda Richardson Johnson
May 18, 2018
Rosalyn and family,may God continue to comfort you all at such a time as this...
Only God can do it..I'm praying for you all.Love you,Claudiette Mabon
May 18, 2018
To my extended family. May God continue to keep us in his hands and allow us to grieve with joy in our heart; that he is with Uncle Bessie, Sharon and God. No better place in the world. love you all.
Evelyn Sims-Lowe
May 17, 2018
Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal! Grace and Peace to the Jones family
Victoria Charleston Hanley
May 17, 2018
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Jones family. May God's love enfold you during this difficult time.
Frank & Yolanda Brown
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