Theradtric "Jimmy" Jones formerly of Marianna, AR traded this earthly place for heaven on March 26, 2017 at the age of 77. A resident of Gary for over 60 years. Jimmy was well known for his friendly personality and being a great boxer known for his famous fight with Cassius Clay in 1960. He was preceded in death by wife Malinda Jones, parents Will and Anna Jones, brothers Willie, Clifton, McClenzie, Lonnie; sisters Annie Mae, Jessie, and Clemmie Mae. He leaves to cherish his loving children Marvin (Kishonna) and Jennifer, grandchildren Maegan, Dajah, Marvin, Melvin, Zach, Marlin. Visitation will be Thursday, March 30, 2017 from12-8pm at Guy & Allen Chapel. Services will be Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11am at Christian Valley M.B Church located 1910 Adams St. Pastor Dewan M. Bynum officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 29, 2017.