Ethedic Bernett Jones

Published 11:35 pm Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On Nov. 11, 1949, in Washington Parish, Ethedic Bernett Jones was born to the late Henry and Annie Dyson Jones. He departed this life at age 62 on July 17, 2012 at 1:31 p.m. at St. Tammy Parish Hospital in Covington.

He joined Crystal Springs AME Church as a child.

He leaves to cherish his memories two sons, Julien Jones of LeHigh Archers, Fla. and Henry Burton of Harvey; one brother, Bobby (Helen) Jones of Kentwood; three sisters, Betty Joe James of Mt. Hermon, Lee Ida Jones of Independence and Audrey Watson of Covington; one aunt, Doretha Dyson of Kentwood; one uncle, Edward Dyson of New Orleans; four special nieces, Theresa James, Kim James, Annie Young and Lalisa Jefferson; three special nephews, Willie James, Kenneth James and Damien Briggs; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruthie Mae Jones; his parents; a son, Bernett Burton; and two sisters, Lola Mae Miller and Lee Violet Jones.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 26 at Crystal Springs AME Church in Mt. Hermon from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral services at 11 a.m., with Rev. Ranches Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Crystal Springs Cemetery.

Crain & Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements.

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