YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Dennis Gregory Jones II, 58, will be held Monday, October 9, 2017, at the New Beginning Church in Youngstown.
Mr. Jones departed this life on Sunday, October 2, 2017.
Dennis was born October 27, 1958, in Youngstown, a son of the James A. and Ernestine Jackson Jones.
He was a 1977 graduate of South High School and was formerly employed as a chef with the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley.
He was a member of the New Beginning Church.
He was known for his excellent culinary skills. His kind and loving spirit will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving children, Nikita R., James C. and Derrick Jones all of Youngstown; his sister, JoAnn Jones of Cleveland; his brother, George Davis of Youngstown; his companion, Jacquelyn Morris with whom he made his home; his grandchildren, James C. Jones II, Jay’Ona C. Jones, David Brown, Keyirra LaBooth, Jontel Jackson and Legacy Zander Jones; his former spouse, Joyce Jones of Youngstown; a host of other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, who reared him, Mattie Jones and his brother, James A. Jones, Jr.
The family will receive friends Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the J.E. Washington Funeral Home and on Monday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.