Paul Jones

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Paul R. Jones was called home by our Lord and Savior at the age of 65 on Friday, March 12, 2021.

Paul “Dr. Jones” was born March 29, 1955 in Evergreen, Alabama where he attended Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  He moved to Mansfield, Ohio where he resided for the past 40 years.  Paul was employed at F.E. Meyers in Ashland, Ohio were he retired.

Paul prided himself on family and made sure his family stuck together. There is nothing that he would not do for anyone and made sure a smile was left on their face.  When it came to his children, he supported them with everything he could.  He was a hard worker, loved basketball and cooking.

Paul leaves to cherish his memory, 2 sons Deondre and Jerrell Jones (Columbus, OH), their mother Brenda Jones, 2 twin daughters Ameria and Chameria Washington (Meridian, MS), their mother Angela Washington, 3 daughters he treated as his own Zaciea Johnson (Houston, TX), Taneshia Gordon (Columbus, OH), Caira Washington (Columbus, OH) 8 grandchildren Avianna, Angelina, Zyairre, Jurnee Carmello , Michael, Jeremiah and Christian , 2 Goddaughters Kyler Oliver  and Maranda Bradley. His siblings, Dorothy Ewing, Doris Vaughn, Juril Jones, Zerline (Charles) Smith all of Mansfield, Ohio. Pearl Woods, Bessie (John) Littles, Marjorie (Lonnie) McCreary, 1 brother Percy Jones and honorary sister Hazel Nettles, all of Evergreen, Alabama.  Also, a host of nieces and nephews, two special friends Larry Adley and Greg Smith.

Paul is proceeded in death by his parents Willie and Annie (Samuel) Jones, brother Robert Jones Sr., and sister Carrie Jones.

Private Visitation 8:30 AM and Private Funeral Service 9:30 AM Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Community Temple Church of God In Christ, 338 Harker St,. Mask and Social Distancing are required

Interment at Mansfield Cemetery Association.

Online Obituary Donation in memory of Paul Jones

Condolence Messages

  1. Jerome & Annie J (Cousin Honey) Miner Sr

    My deepest and most sincere condolences.

    Paul am gonna miss your face, Cousin am gonna miss your smile. I (we) are going to miss you some kind of bad.

    My our God gives each and everyone of us, family an friends comfort in knowing that you are now with the Lord.

  2. Charlotte Robertson

    My condolences to the Jones family I have known Paul and his family when they first moved to Mansfield Paul was one of the sweetest gentlemen you could ever meet always helping others and always looking out for his sister’s and children which was the love of his life he loved everyone he would do everything he could to help you without saying a word he will truly truly be missed RIP my Brother for your work is done you have gained your wings

  3. I will always love you and I will miss you deeply. All of my memories include you.

  4. Marlene Brightwell

    My sincere condolences to the family during this time. Remember God is with your family during this time. Put your faith and trust in him.

  5. Mozelle Williams and family

    Sorry for the family of Paul Jones my deepest condolences to the Jones family everyone that traveling be bless and safe

  6. We can’t begin to imagine what you are feeling, but please let us share our deepest sympathy. God comfort us through his word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thinking of you all.

  7. Prunastean Milner

    My dear sweet, kind and funny cousin, ypu will be miss. I will miss your calls checking on me and updating me on how everyone else was doing. I will always love you cousin Paul. Rest in the arms of God.

  8. Cleveland Ewing

    Bless the family, sorry for y’all loss. Praying for the family.

  9. Behavior Bryant

    Juril, Dorothy, Kimani, & Arthur, and Cornelius, my sincere condolences to you and your entire family, you are all in our prayers. I am truly going to miss you, my very very dear and special friend. We had talked several times last week and the week before, he called me on Thursday night, and God called him from this earth the very next day. He had planned to come and visit me on yesterday, but God had another for him. Paul you came into my life when I was only twenty years old, and have been a very important part of me & my family’ life every since. I love you always have and always will. RIP Dr. Jones

  10. Taneshia James (step daughter)

    Pops this life gonna be rough without you who else can I call when I feel like my momma not gonna take my side or have the best advice or who else could I call just for a laugh because you were hilarious or when a football game come on especially a browns game who am I supposed to call and say aye pops u see that touch down and hear the response YOU KNOW IM WATCHING lol you’ll truly be missed God definitely must’ve had a better

    Thank You for simply being you !!!


    So sorry to hear of the loss of my dear classmate and friend. He will be missed dearly. Praying for the entire family!

    • Frank Byron Jackson

      So Sorry to hear of the the loss of my dear classmate and friend. He will be missed dearly. Praying for the entire family.

  12. Frank Byron Jackson

    So sorry to hear of the loss of my dear classmate and friend of many years. He will be missed dearly. Praying for the entire family. Love Frank Byron Jackson.

  13. Angela Washington

    My deepest condolences

    Paul, You left me Beautiful Memories. Although I can’t see you, you’ll always have a place in my heart.
    You will be missed without measure. Nothing will ever replace the space in my heart that you occupied. I will keep that space filled with memories and the experiences we shared together. You will always be with me. I will always love…

  14. Willie. Crittenden

    R. I. P. Jones gonna miss. You

  15. Paul Jones, known down south as “Dr. Jones” will truly be missed. To his family,
    May the Lord give you all comfort and peace in your time of bereavement.

  16. Debra Dee Dee Law

    With my deepest sympathy, sending you sincere and warm thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit, and carry you through this time of sadness to a place of peace.

  17. Zaciea Johnson

    Dr Jones,

    There aren’t enough words that I can come up with to say thank you for all that you’ve done for me and my family. Thank you for all the laughs, the support, the love, the silly conversation, all the things you’ve taught me over the years and most importantly, the gentle spirit you left behind. I only hope to love like you loved, give like you gave and leave a lasting impression on so many. R.I.P

  18. Rosalind Johnson

    With deepest sympathy

    I am going to miss you Paul Jones but will live on through the memories you left behind. I will mostly miss our debates over football and how much support and love you provided to our family. See you on the other side.

  19. I am saddened to hear of the Home Going Of such a wonderful person. To the entire family remember he loved you all .His. Kind words and big. Smile could always brighten the day. I pray that God grant Peace and Understanding in the upcoming weeks and months.When you see the Sun shining bright know that he is smiling down on each of you…Dr.Jones I’m going to miss you. Rest in Heavenly Peace.

  20. Sending hugs and prayers of comfort to the entire Jones family.To be absent from the body is to be present with the LORD Knud Nielsen Family..

  21. Sending my Sincere Condolences to the Family and Friends of Paul. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.
    R.I. P. Paul Jones

  22. Paul will be missed! To his children I pray that his legacy of love and kindness is carried on by you. Paul loved his family with all his heart and in his present you felt that. I am happy that the Lord gave me him for a dear brother because that he was. His phone calls and visits would brighten my day every single time. He got his wings, for now farewell my brother until we meet again. I will cherish your memories… “sister”

  23. Champ, Jerelle, Brenda and the Jones family. I am so sorry for your loss. Death has a way of bringing tears of sadness but God has given a promise at Revelation 21:4 that he will wipe all tears and death will be no more! There will be a promised resurrection soon to come and we have the wonderful privilege of seeing Paul again. I love you and want to extend my services in anyway that you need me.

  24. Jimmy Jackson and Family

    Praying for the family in Jesus name. Paul will be missed.

  25. Larry and Amanda Littles

    May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences.

  26. So saddened to hear of the passing of Paul. He was a great friend of the Sewell family. My thoughts and prayers are with the family

  27. My sincere condolences to the family of my dearest Paul Jones. Rest in peace my love until we meet again. You will always be in my heart forever.

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