Alvis Jones Obituary, Death Cause – Alvis On Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at the age of 77, Larry Jones died away at the Sanctuary Hospice. On January 5, 1946, he was born to the late Arlander Jones and the late Georgia Mae Steele Jones. Both of his parents have now passed away. He had been a member of the Friendship Baptist Church for a very long time and served as a Deacon there. He served the community in a volunteer capacity with the Dorsey-Friendship Fire Department.
Early in his career, he had positions at both the Tombigbee and the Dorsey Water Systems. He excavated and did other construction-related work for the better part of his life as a self-employed businessman. He had a deep love for his buddies, his church family, and his family. The funeral will take place at Friendship Baptist Church in Peppertown on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 11:00 am, with Bro. Mark Tutor and Bro. Shane Raines serving as the officiating clergy.
On Friday, April 7, visitation will take place from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Friendship Baptist Church. Itawamba Memorial Gardens will serve as the location for the burial. The responsibilities for making the preparations have been given to Senter Funeral Home. Surviving family members include his wife, Geraldine Jones, who lives in Mantachie; his son, Jeff Jones, who lives in Tupelo with his wife Angela; their granddaughter, Olivia Jones; his brother, Alfred Jones, who lives in Golden with his wife Rachael; his sister, Janie Benefield; his sister-in-law, Shirley Wiygul (Jim) Shows; and his brother-in-law, Kenneth Beck. Brother Sylvan Jones; sisters Celeste Jones, Ruby Tucker, Lucille Wallace, Bernice Faye Wilson; brothers-in-law Herschel “Pete” S. Wilson, Elvie Tucker, Mavis Wallace, Randy Wiygul; sisters-in-law Janette Beck and Ann Jones; nephews Patrick Wallace and Randall Martin all preceded him in death.
Wallace, Stevie Jones, Richie Jones, Keith Martin, Danny Benefield, William Wiygul, Wayne Abbott, Harold Wilson, Channing Tutor, and Nick Tutor will serve as pallbearers during the funeral service.