Prentiss Jones Obituary

Prentiss  Jones
Prentiss Jones

October 7, 1915 - July 10, 2006
Born in Heflin, LA
Resided in Alpharetta, GA
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Prentiss Jones

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA – Prentiss Jones, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 10, 2006, in Alpharetta, Ga.

He was born October 7, 1915, (oldest of nine children) in Heflin, Louisiana to Dave (Nook) Jones and Allie Tillman.

He was reared and educated in Heflin, Louisiana. In 1937, Prentiss moved to Ogden, Utah. He was employed by Union Pacific Rail Road as a chief cook. He retired October 11, 1975.

He was a member of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, where he served as a Deacon.

Prentiss enjoyed fishing, shiny new cars, loud colors, gospel music and driving his new cars. He was very devoted to his family. He cherished the land that his family left him.

Prentiss leaves behind his loving wife Ruby Lee (Johnson) Jones of Alpharetta, Ga., Three sons: David (Denise) Jones of Eureka, CA; Cleveland Jones of Alpharetta, GA; Clyde (Patricia) Jones of Oakland, CA. Also one sister and four brothers: Ida Mae (Jones) Cash; Ralph (Jo Alean) Jones; Allen (Bobbie) Jones all of Heflin, LA; Herman (Hazel) Jones and Melvin Jones all of Ogden, UT; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; two step-daughters: Patricia (Johnson) Gray of Roy, UT and Estelle (Johnson) Loving of Los Angeles, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dave (Nook) Jones and Allie (Tillman) Jones; two sister Arveal (Jones) Robinson, Eliza (Jones) Hill; one brother Limmie Jones; Mattie Moore (wife) and Earnestine Cotton (wife).




Myers Mortuary - Ogden
100 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84404
July 21, 2006
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Emmanuel Church of God in Christ
2778 Wall Ave.
Ogden, UT US
July 22, 2006
1:00 PM
Ogden City Cemetery
20th and Madison
Ogden, UT US 84404
July 22, 2006