Billy Vayton Jones
Billy Vayton Jones, 80, died June 3, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. A native of the Pleasant Grove community and a resident of Jackson, Mr. Jones was a previous owner and operator of Billy’s Burger House. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Anne May Jones of Jackson; son, Barry (Melissa) Jones of Clay; one brother, Ivan Jones of Foley; two sisters, Dot Guy Nealey of Jackson and Imogene Coleman of Mobile; three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Bo) Slone, Emily (Heath) Buckner and Spencer Jones; and two great-grandchildren, Isom Slone and Levi Buckner.
Funeral services were, June 7 at First Baptist Church of Jackson with the Rev. Dr. Tim Huie officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Jackson under the direction of Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson.
Pallbearers were Spencer Jones, Bo Slone, Heath Buckner, Rayford Guy, John Jones, Joel Coleman, Darryl Jones and Don Guy. Honorary pallbearers included Bob Carpenter, Louis Finlay, Dan Outlaw, Ernest Woodson, Paul Waite, Paul Parham, Juan Whitehead, Graham Wilson, Wythe Whiting, Palmer Whiting and Gaston Jones.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jackson, White Smith Memorial Library or a charity of your choice. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Joe Cecil Jordan
Joe Cecil Jordan, a native of Failetown and resident of Coffeeville, died June 4, 2010 at his home. He was 70 years of age at the time of his death. Mr. Jordan was a selfemployed timberman for 50 years and a member of the New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Jordan of Coffeeville; two daughters, Tina Jordan Weldon and Twana Jordan Williams, both of Birmingham; two stepsons, Greg Gainer and J.P. Walker, both of Coffeeville; one stepdaughter, Raquel Krupa of Mobile; one brother, Wilson Jordan of Coffeeville; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were June 7 at the New Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Butch Starks officiating. Interment followed in the Ulcanush Baptist Cemetery in Coffeeville under the direction of Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson.
Pallbearers were J.P. Walker, Terrill Hodge, Tiler Williams, Jordan Williams, Will Hammond, Morgan Hammond, Keith Weldon and Mark Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Glenn Redmond and Burton Redmond.
An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes. com.