Deacon James Arthur Jones

Deacon James Arthur Jones, of 1313 Henderson Avenue departed this walk of life October 26, 2016 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania , he was the son to the late Arthur Lee Jones and Carrie Lee Nicholson Jones. He was a former member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served faithfully as Deacon under the leadership of Dr. William Moore. He is present member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Michael A. Butler where he participated in the Male Choir. He was also a former member of the Promised Land All Male Gospel Chorus. He served in the United States Navy and retired from Monsanto Textiles.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Lena Mae Jones of the home, two sons, Kenneth(Carolyn ) Jones of Greenwood, SC Lydell (Vanessa) Jones of Spartanburg, SC; one daughter, Andrea Jones of Baltimore, MD; one brother, Jimmy Lee (Patricia) Jones of Monks Corner, SC; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren, and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends,

Funeral services will be held 11:00am Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in McCormick , SC with Rev. Michael A. Butler officiating.

Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Jones will be placed in the church at 10:00am

Pallbearers and Flower bearers will be friends of the family.

Military rites will be presented by the United States Navy.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The family is at the home1313 Henderson Avenue, Greenwood.

Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve the Jones family

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