- Last Updated on 07:47 AM 06/10/13
Mr. Merritt Oyzell Jones of Red Oak died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Roxboro, N.C., Aug. 26, 1932 and was 80
years of age. His parents, James Henry Jones and Emily Clements Wilkerson Jones, preceded him in death.
Mr. Jones was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
His wife, Frances Tharpe Jones, of Red Oak and one son, the Rev. Curtis Jones, of Victoria, survive him.
One daughter, Janet Jones, two brothers, one sister and his parents precede him in death.
A graveside service for Mr. Merritt Oyzell Jones was held Sunday, June 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Chase City with the Rev. Curtis Jones officiating.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Bethel Baptist Church,
c/o Marilyn W. McCluster, Hwy 92, Chase City, VA. 23924.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfunerals.com.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.