James E. Jones Jr.

Published 10:34 am Monday, January 25, 2016

SUFFOLK — James Eldridge “Jim” Jones Jr., 69, a resident of Fayetteville, North Carolina, passed away on Jan. 14, 2016, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

He was born in Suffolk, and was a son of the late James E. “Snooks” Jones and Elizabeth Booth Jones.

He was a member of South Quay Baptist Church, a 1964 graduate of Holland High School and a graduate of Campbell University. A retired teacher, Jim taught seventh-grade language arts in the Fayetteville, Cumberland County school system for 30 years.

Survivors include a sister, Eva Jones Williams of Suffolk; one nephew, N. Reuben Williams Jr., and his wife, Alesia of Franklin; and one great-nephew, Nate Williams of Franklin.

The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin with the Rev, James W. Browder III officiating.

A reception will follow the service at the home of Alesia and Reuben Williams at 1105 N. High St. in Franklin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jim’s memory to South Quay Baptist Church, c/o Mrs. Faye Spivey, 7105 Old South Quay Rd, Suffolk, VA 23437.