John Ira Jones

Published 2:13 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2017

On Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, John Ira Jones, 70, of Bush, went to be with Our Lord.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Vivian Singletary Jones; his daughters, Dee Singletary (Ray), Lisa McPhate (Michael), and Sharon Graves (Chris); his sister, Marie Jones; and six grandchildren, Heather Singletary, Ethan McPhate, Lauren McPhate, Alayna McPhate, Owen Graves, and Emma Graves.

Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Winnie Jones; and his siblings, George, J.W., Mac, Willie, Billy, Toby and Nell Jones.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Pine Grove United Pentecostal Church in Pearl River, and will continue Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. until the service time at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Evans Creek Cemetery. Bro. Billy Trusley, Larry Hunt and Michael Lairsey will be officiating.

D.T. Williams Funeral Home, located at 67525 Highway 41 in Pearl River, is in charge of arrangements.