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James Jones

March 5, 1933 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 86)

Obituary/Virtual Registration

James  Jones, age 86, of East Chicago, IN, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2019. James accepted Christ at an early age. He was a member of Friendship MBC, singing in the Male Chorus and Sanctuary Choir. He retired from Universal Atlas Cement Co. in the 70s, and became an avid gardener and handy man until his health began to fail. He was preceded in death by his parents Sam and Emma Jones; brothers, George, J.B., Leroy, Walter, Willie, Sammie, Mannie, and Lieutenant; and three sisters, Sarah, Cirtanly, and Emma. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Mable; daughter, Kimberly (John) Edwards; granddaughter, Lauren Davis; great-grandsons, Semaj and Samuel; sisters, Alice Reed and Mary Ann Shavers (Waterloo, IA). 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 2, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Divinity Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3831 Main Street
East Chicago, IN 46312

Visitation
Saturday
August 3, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
4756 Melville Avenue
East Chicago, IN 46312

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 3, 2019

11:00 AM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
4756 Melville Avenue
East Chicago, IN 46312

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