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John Henry Jones Jr.

Mr. John Henry Jones Jr. of Halifax died May 28, 2012 in New Bern, N.C. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 4, 1948 and was 63 years of age.  He was the son of the late John Henry Jones Sr. and Clevie Gentry Jones.

He was a U. S. Army Veteran having served in Vietnam.

Mr. Jones is survived by one daughter, Teresa Jones of South Boston; two grandchildren, Jeremy Hudson of South Boston and Shakela Sims of South Boston; two sisters, Patricia Brown and husband Allen of Emerald Isle, N.C. and Mary Hogan of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The mother of his daughter, Gloria Jean Jones; and one sister, Joyce Jones, also preceded Mr. Jones in death.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, June 3, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating followed by Military Rites

The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter.

For memorials consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, Post Office Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592. 

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.