Memorial services set for Joneses


A memorial service for Dr. G. Eliot Jones and his wife Mildred will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at Drakes United Methodist Church in Flowood.

Dr. Jones died Nov. 16, and Mrs. Jones died Jan.10.

Dr. Jones began his ministry in 1937 with his appointment to Shands Mission in Jackson. He also served Bogue Chitto, Pachuta, New Augusta, Prentiss, Hazlehurst, superintendent of the Vicksburg District, Laurel First, superintendent of the Hattiesburg District, Laurel First, superintendent of the West Jackson-Vicksburg District, Hattiesburg Main Street and in retirement the Drakes UMC.

Both were living in Terrell, Texas, at the time of their deaths. Their son, George Jones, Jr. and family are scheduled to attend the memorial service. A time of fellowship and refreshments will be held in the fellowship hall of the church following the service.