George P. Jones, Jr

George Paul Jones was born August 17, 1939 in Billings, Montana. He was the oldest of three children born to Rev. George P. and Grace F. Jones.

On April 17, 1960 George and Marilyn were united in marriage and to their union was blessed with four daughters. Marilyn and George lived the first 10 years of marriage in Dayton, Ohio and then the family moved to Columbus, Ohio. The family joined the St. Paul AME Church family in 1970. George was a active member of Sunday School class 40, served as Sunday School Superintendent for five years, a member of the Lay Ministry, and volunteered with The Open Church Organization Outreach Program which served the homeless and mens prison for nine years.

George was the owner/operator of Right Now Courier Service for thirty years. When he retired, the business was passed on to his granddaughter Shanna Jones.

George was preceded in death by his parents Rev. & Mrs. George Jones, daughter Nichole Jones, brother Louis F. Jones and Marilyn, his wife of over fifty years.

Left to mourn his passing, are three daughters Christine (fiancé Ronald Dudley), Kelley, and Gloria, grandchildren Shanna Jones, Earnest Jones-Penn, Seaonya Penn, Tiana Jones, Keyana Jones, Justin Case, Ciana Jones, Briana Jones, Brandi Jones-Gates, Brittney Jones-Gates and Jaylon Jones, eleven great grandchildren, sister Nadine Butler and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Larry Whiteside :

    May the peace of the Lord offer your family comfort during this most difficult time.

  2. Ernest & Barbara Johnson :

    Dear Gloria and Family
    Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss, but God will get you through. I am sending my favorite poem to you. When I read it, it always helps me to cope with death of loved ones.
    I SAID A PRAYER FOR YOU TODAY
    I said a prayer for you today
    And know God must have heard.
    I felt the answer in my heart
    Although he spoke no word!
    I didn't ask for wealth or fame
    (I knew you wouldn't mind) –
    I asked him to send treasures
    Of far more lasting kind!
    I asked that he'd be near you
    At the start of each new day
    To grant you health and blessings
    And friends to share your way!
    I asked for happiness for you
    In all things great and small –
    But it was for his loving care
    I prayed the most for!

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