Maurice Douglas Jones

Maurice Jones

Maurice Douglas Jones, 41 left us on April 24, 2020. He was also known as Mercy by his friends. Born August 4, 1978 in Columbus, Ohio to Weldon Sr. and Sandra Jones. Maurice attended Eastmoor High School. He was employed as a cook at Nationwide Arena where he loved working the VIP area, and the Columbus Convention Center.
Maurice was very family oriented, he loved football; OSU buckeyes and Greenbay Packers was his favorite teams. He loved to cook and party with friends and loved ones. He loved music and dancing. His favorite son was, “Easy Like Sunday Morning”. He also loved to harass his sister for his cookies- had to be Chips Ahoy.
Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Jay Jones and Anna Mae Jones; maternal grandparents, Robert and Juanita Lyles; brother, Alphonso Jones; children, Juan’Yae and Kalia Jones; and a host of aunts and uncles.
Maurice is survived by wife, Latanya Jones; daughter, Alexis Jones; brother, Weldon Jones, Jr.; sister, Celestine Jones; uncles, Marvin Jones, Michael (Diane) Lyles, Duane (Ada) Lyles, Steven (Starla) Lyles; aunts, Betty J. Sims, Perrie (Leonard) Smith, Judy (Darnell) Thomas, Vickey (Calvin) Fisher; special cousins, Rayelta Sims, Alan Henderson, Tank (Felton) Thomas, and Robert Lyles; long time love of his life~ best friend, Tiffany Groce; and a host of cousins and friends.

I am the resurrection and the life: He that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. ~ John 11:25-26

Private services Monday, May 4, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

The complete obituary is being drafted by the family.

Condolence Messages

  1. May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss. I am trying to stay strong and i know you are two. Maurice will always be me in my heart.

  2. My condolences to Maurice Jones’ family and friends. His smile and positivity always could get you through. He will be missed. Gone too soon.

  3. To the family of the late Maurice D. Jones. I offer my deepest sympathy he will sadly be missed. We will always have the loving memories to cherish. I will keep you all in my prayers. Love always.

  4. Brandi Samuels-Smith

    Love you big brother I will always miss you you always keep a smile on everyone’s face we all have gained another angel

  5. Christina Coulverson

    My condolences 2 the family. This is very hurtful I’m going to miss him so much. He was my brother and a friend and a uncle to my kids. We all love u and going to miss u so much

  6. Still in complete shock writing this. You will forever be loved and missed Cuzz. The family won’t be the same without you </3 love you forever .

  7. Tara Marie Jones/Stull

    Will miss you uncle. Always love you.

  8. Diane Groce

    Maurice you will certainly be missed we love you rest in peace.

  9. Rest in peace we love you Maurice

  10. Kenneth Duncan

    I’m truly sorry for your loss Maurice was like a son to me.

  11. Alicia & Taria Armstrong

    My deepest condolences for your loss. Maurice was a friend, brother and uncle to us. He will be greatly missed.

  12. Ann Marie Carreker

    My condolences to the family of Maurice Jones. You all were my neighbors for over 20yrs growing up, some of the best parts of my childhood memories surrounded Maurice. Asking God to give you the strength and peace that passes all understanding.
    Love Ann Marie, Eric, Anthony Carreker

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