Funeral services for Mr. Harold Eugene Jones, 82, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA with Rev. Norman Bryant officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd.
Mr. Jones was born July 21, 1939, in Pioneer, LA, and passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at his home in Monroe, LA.
Mr. Jones was from Oak Grove, LA, but lived in Monroe, LA for more than 60 years. He has been riding horses since childhood, and growing up he rode his horse, Buckshot, to church every Sunday no matter the weather.
Mr. Jones played the drums in church and loved to play Wahoo. He worked for Ouachita Parish Fire Department from 1960 until 1983, West Monroe Police Department from 1983 until 2000, and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department.
Mr. Jones loved his family and was a good provider. He and his former wife fostered many children in their home.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his mother, Lottie May Dye Jones of Mississippi; father, James Verel Jones of Mississippi; sister, Millis Jones of Lake Providence; and grandson, Carter Cash.
Survivors include his daughter, Christy Trichell and husband Jeff of Monroe, LA; sisters, Donna Wagoner of West Monroe, LA, Sylvia Gunter and husband Johnny of Oak Grove, LA; stepdaughters, Susan Tidwell and husband Bud Teston of Monroe, LA, Carol Hargrove of Monroe, LA; foster daughters, Ann Knight and husband Bruce of West Monroe, LA, Linda Gathings and husband John of Oak Ridge, LA; and many many more foster children; grandchildren, Jordan Joslin and husband Clay of West Monroe, LA, Hunter Trichell of Ruston, LA, Brandy Brinson of Calhoun, LA, Brittany Brinson of New York, Ben Tidwell and wife Morgan of West Monroe, LA, Katie Wilson and husband Jacob of West Monroe, LA; great grandchildren, Jake, Chloe, Ken, Payton, Lincoln, Judah; friends, Norma and Freddie Oliveaux; and special friend, Wanda Payne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.