Rev. Eugene Jones Sr., 1955-2021

Rev. Eugene Jones Sr., 65, of Warren, died August 13, 2021. Born November 8, 1955, he was a son of the late Henry and Fannie Williams Jones. He accepted Christ at a young age, and he preached the Gospel and pastored several churches throughout his lifetime. He was currently the minister of music for Bethel AME Church. He was a great influence in the community and surrounding areas with his music. He even made a CD entitled “Stay Around a Little While Longer.” He loved people and was a great counselor. He spent 32 years employed by Robbins Witt Plant, now known as Armstrong Hardware Flooring in Warren, until he retired.

He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Robert Jones, L.C. Jones, Ermalene Jones-Henderson; niece, Evelyn Harding Campbell and nephew, Glenn T. Henderson.

He is survived by his loving, dedicated companion of 30 years, Katherine Jones of Warren; children, Eugene (Tez) Jones Jr. of Monticello, Kimberly Durden of Pine Bluff; special daughters, Sabrina Hampton (Komonte), Katrina Jones, Sheena Jones all of Warren; granddaughter, McKaleigh Jones of White Hall; special grandchildren, Kevina, Mar’Shayla, Kylexy, A’zyaia, Morontae, Mar’tez, Kaiden; special great granddaughter, Kija all of Warren; sisters, Gladys Harding, Rita McCoy both of Warren, Fannie M. Campbell (Phillip) of Bryant; special niece, Debra Henderson Hines (Eddie); special friend, Dexter Campbell and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside service was August 21st at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Fordyce with Rev. Truman Tolefree officiating. Arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.

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