Mr. Virgle Lee Jones was born June 6, 1937 to the late Robert and Louise Gipson in Abbeville, mS. He departed this life on July 16, 2013 in Oxford, MS.
He was a retired factory worker at Emerson Electric Company in Oxford, MS.
He was married to the late Katrina Ruffin-Jones and leaves nine children of this union and two step-daughters; Virglena Brown and Robert (Kim) Jones, Virgil Jones Jr. (Rita), all of Joliet, IL, Floyd Jones of Lancaster, WI, Barbara Jones of Plano, IL, Darryl Jones of Chicago, IL, Elizabeth Jones- Williams of Richton Park, IL, Ernest (LaConja) Jones of Lockport, IL, Jenelle (Demetrius) Lamar of Oxford, MS, stepdaughters; Francine Green of Oxford, MS and Gerrilyn Ruffin, a mother in law; estelle Ruffin of Oxford, MS, four sisters; Ruthie Brown of Chicago, IL, Donise Smith of New York, NY, Renolia Jones of park Forest, IL and Hattie Brown of Davenport, IA, one brother Rev. John Jones of Oxford, MS, twenty-two grandchildren and eight great-grand children, three aunts; Berta Byrd of Beloit, WI, Lucie Kilgore (Arthur) of Grand Rapids, MI, Roberta Gipson of Abbeville, MS, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other close friends. Special thanks to his caretaker Joanne Campbell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and thre brothers; Robert Curtis Jones, Rev. Raymond Lenard Jones and David L. Jones.
Visitation will be held Thursday July 25, 2013 from 1-7pm at Serenity-Martin Chapel. Services will be held Friday July 26, 2013 at 1pm also at Serenity-Martin Chapel.