Funeral Services for Louie Derwood Jones, Sr., 72, West Plains, Missouri will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Fort Necessity Baptist Church in Fort Necessity, LA., with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Winnsboro, LA.
Mr. Jones passed away at 8:55 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Brooke Haven Health Care.
He was born August 13, 1946, in Winnsboro, Louisiana, to Louie Jones and Lucille McKaskle Jones. Mr. Jones was a veteran, having served in Korea with the United States Army. He worked as a police officer in Ocean Springs, Mississippi from 1976 until 1988; was also a shrimp boater, carpenter and farmer. After moving to the West Plains area he was a bus driver and custodian at Glenwood School for ten years. He loved hunting, fishing, dancing and spending time with his grandkids. Mr. Jones was a Master Mason at Woodside and Bayou Lodges.
He is survived by three sons, Louie Derwood Jones, Jr., Dwight Wesley Jones and Joel Micha Jones; six grandchildren, Brooke, Bradey, Tyler, Zachary, Faith and Grace; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Troy, Bo and Larry; five sisters, Janice, Judy, Jeanette, Robbie and Violet; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents preceded him in death.
Interment will be in Fort Necessity Baptist Church Cemetery-- Winnsboro, LA, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro, LA.