Obituary | Bradford Antonio “Tony” Jones

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Bradford Antonio “Tony” Jones, 54, was the sixth child born to the late Willie and Norma Jean Jones on Feb. 10, 1966 in Jefferson. Mr. Jones passed away on Feb. 10, 2020 also in Jefferson.

He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1984. In 1985, he applied and was accepted to West Point Military Academy in New York, NY. However, he elected to continue his career locally. He would enter the workforce as an auto mechanic, and later on, as an industrial worker at General Cable in Marshall for 12 years until he became ill.

He loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews. He was a man with a kind and gentle spirit who loved the Lord. He was a wonderful, caring, and loving brother.

His hobbies were playing baseball and basketball, and working on anything that had an engine.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Norma Jean Jones and father, Willie Jones, Jr.

In God’s care, he leaves to cherish his memory: daughter, Zipporah Jones; two sisters, Catherine Johnson (Larry) of Virginia, and Vickie Maybank (Stephen) of Tennessee; four brothers, Ralph Jones (Gerald), Robert Jones (Hirut-Kidane), and Gregory Jones all of Virginia, and Willie Maurice Jones (Rhonda) of Jefferson; sixteen nieces and nephews; an uncle, Clarence Bonner (Mildred); and a host of loving relatives and special friends.

Visitation will be at the Lewis & Walker Funeral Home Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson Junior High School Auditorium. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

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