Mr. Arthur Jones, raised by his grandparents, Edward and Victoria Jones, was born on March 22, 1930 to the late Arthur Murray and the late Lillie Jones White on Hilton Head Island, SC. He received his early education in the one room schoolhouse on Hilton Head Island. He entered the Armed Forces of the United States on October 9, 1952 and received his Honorable Discharge on October 1, 1960 with the rank of Corporal. After returning home, he wed his wife, Willie Mae Burke on January 24, 1957. To this union, they had six beautiful children. He was a longshoreman, fisherman, and owned his own landscaping business. He dedicated his life to Jehovah on July 8, 1972. On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Mr. Jones passed away.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Willie Mae Jones, six children: three boys, Sidney A (Leola) Jones, Ray Anthony (Laura) Jones, Thomas Jones and three girls, Cynthia M (James) Ladson, Lillian R Jones, Karen L (Michael) Gibson; one aunt, Pearl Jones; brothers, Lewis Murray, Arthur (Annie Mae) Murray, John Henry Murray, Melvin Murray, David Murray, and Jonathan (Gwen) Murray; sisters, Evelyn Lee and Susie Mae Murray; brothers-in-law, Rev. Marcus (Sandra) Burke, Jimmie (Yvonne) Burke; sisters-in-law, Betty Burke Days and Henrietta Murray Simmons; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
From the Children:
Jehovah has blessed us with such a wonderful father. He will truly be missed.
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