JONES, Sr., Mr. John Calvin "JC" - Age 73, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Crestmount Nursing Home in Fenton, MI. Family hour 10 a.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11 a.m. Rev. Dr. Henry Fuller, Jr., officiating. Interment Gracelawn Community Cemetery, G-5710 N. Saginaw St. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 10 a.m. Thursday. Mr. Jones will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, and may be viewed from 12Noon-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Mr. John Calvin “JC” Jones also know as Mr. Major "JC" Jones was born September 19, 1938 in Forest Mississippi, the son of Bennie Mae and the late Jimmie Lee Jones, Sr.. “John Calvin”, his given name when he joined the Army Reserve. He attended Sherman high School in forest, Mississippi prior to his venture. “JC’s” life expanded from forest to Lake, MS, Mobile, AL, California, Flint and finally Mt. Morris, MI where he resided since 1974. “J.C” was employed and retired from Complete auto Carriers, where he was a member of the Teamsters Union. He enjoyed being with his family, singing and listening to all types of music; especially Gospel. Mr. Jones also loved telling old funny stories and had a passion for cars; especially the Cadillac.
Mr. John Calvin “JC” Jones leaves to cherish his memory: 8 daughters, Linda Irenette (Michael) Craig of Gaither, MS, Beverly Sims of Grand Blanc, MI, Yolanda Braggs of Mobile, AL, Wendy, Nicole King, Lashanda Johnson and Bennie Mae “Tricie” Robinson; 8 sons, Jimmy Jones of Mobile, AL, Garcia of California, John Calvin Jones, Jr. of Grand Rapids, MI, Gregory Robinson of Fort Worth, TX, Marcus, LaRon, Benjamin and Calvin Jones of Flint; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; mother, Bennie Mae Jones of Lake, MS; 4 sisters, Mary Shelby of Flint, Dorothy Peterson of Lake, MS, Shirley (Thomas) Alsobrook of Charlotte, NC and Glennie Rowland of Columbus, GA; 5 brothers, Jimmie Lee Jones, Jr. of Mt. Morris, MI, James Howard Jones of Marshalltown, IA, Alberta Charles (Ruby) jones of Jackson, MS, Willie (Loretta) Jones and Bobby (Katherine) Jones, all of Jackson, MS; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his father Jimmy Lee Jones, Sr.; brother, Carl; sisters-in-law, Rev. Mrs. Villia Jones and Mrs. Flora Jones and brother-in-law, Wesley Shelby.
The family would like to express special thanks to the staffs of Crestmont Nursing Facility and Heartland Hospice.