Kareem Jones
1986 - 2017
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Jones, Kareem
1986 - 2017
Kareem Ali Nadir Jones was born November 7, 1986, in Columbus, Ohio to Gregory L. Jones and Marcella Phipps Bailey. He passed away on July 10, 2017, at the age of 30. Kareem attended Spartanburg High School in Spartanburg, SC. He loved music and sports, especially basketball; he was a member of Deliverance and Restoration Church in Spartanburg, SC in which he sang in the choir. Kareem enjoyed spending time with his family and was known for his charming smile, compassionate, giving heart and his funny personality. Kareem is preceded in death by his grandfathers Robert Phipps Sr. and Richard Jones Sr., grandmothers Ruth Cumberlander-Phipps, and grandmothers Ruth Cumberlander Phipps, Berniece Noel Jones. Kareem is survived by his parents, Gregory L. Jones and Marcella Phipps Bailey (Harold); his four children: Mariah, Kareem Jr., Jaiden, Kairam; as well as Jaion Smith that he loved and raised as his own.; his four sisters, Marica Phipps, Michal Bailey, Destiny Bailey, and Asia Crockett; three brothers, Ephraim Bailey, Gregory Crockett and Shem Brown and a host of other loving relatives and dear friends that will miss him dearly. The homegoing service will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 10 am at Bible-Way Church of our Lord Jesus Christ, 453 S. Wheatland Ave. Columbus. OH., visitation will be held at 9 am, with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery. Condolences and flowers may be sent to Smoot Funeral Home 4019 E. Livingston, Ave.

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August 31, 2017
Although ive only known him for about 4 years i love him very much and will miss him with all my heart he has helped me so many times without me having to ask it was like he just knew and would show up out of the blue he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him my life was better knowing him
Alicia Moss
July 22, 2017
Marcie my family prayers are with you and your family may GOD keep your heart strong Kareem may not be in sight but will forever be in your heart may GOD BLESS YOU and KEEP you strong. Mario Mom Teresa
Teresa Prince
July 22, 2017
Dear Family and Friends of Kareem' we love you to life in Jesus Christ!
Pastor Carl and Sis Maria Lee
July 21, 2017
Sorry for your loss may you draw comfort from Gods word at HOSEA 13:14 L Ohio
July 21, 2017
To the Jones Family, so sorry for your loss of your child, Marcella , may God be with your Family at this time, and may your son rest in peace.

From the Chubb's Family and Kim Chubb.
Kim Chubb
July 21, 2017
Sending my love and Keeping you and the family in prayer
Krlly Myrick-Vonhoupe
July 20, 2017
Dear Jones Family,
We, the families of The Compassionate Friends, send you our heartfelt condolences. The Compassionate Friends is an international grief support group for parents, grandparents and siblings who have suffered the heartbreaking loss of a child. Our only mission is to provide comfort, hope and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or grandchild, and to help others better assist the grieving family. We meet monthly in Columbus from 7-9 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. If and when you are ready to do so, please join us. We need Not Walk Along. We are The Compassionate Friends.
The Compassionate Friends
Columbus, Ohio Chapter
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