OBITUARY

Booker T. Jones

March 15, 1949May 4, 2013

Booker T. Jones 64, passed away on May 4, 2013 under the care of Sparrow Hospice of Mid-Michigan with his wife, Ann and cousin at his side. Born in Mobile, Alabama, March 15, 1949 to the late James Jones and Beatrice Lockett. He moved to Pontiac, Michigan in 1971 and worked various small jobs until he began his employment with General Motors Corporation. He retired after 35 years of service. He enjoyed cooking, reading his newspaper, conversing with people, sipping on his Crown Royal, and his fishing trip each year to Canada, and Kisha’s mac and cheese. Most of all he enjoyed family: such as holiday get togethers and family cookouts and going home to Mobile to spend time with loving family. He was an active member of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World (IBPOEofW) locally, Silver Leaf Lodge #534, Council 150. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife Ann of 18 years, two sons: Donnie (Eleanor) Long, and Brent Jones, stepsons, Darnell (Kisha) Burtley, Christopher Burtley, Sean Burtley and Tyrell Potts; siblings, Willie “Gene” (Karen) McGee; Dorothy McGee; Amarie (John) Bryant; David Jones; Bennie Stone; Della (Thomas) Kelly; Dennis Stone; Alberta (Charles) Jones; Danny Stone; Beatrice (William) Petway; 5 grandchildren; special friends John W. Hearns and Rochelle Price; special cousin Renee Taylor of Pontiac; and a host of nieces and nephews. Special Thanks to Sparrow Hospital Oncology and Radiation Team, MMP Oncology Team, Sparrow Hospice of Mid-Michigan. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Service. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make contributions to the family. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grlansing.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, May 11, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 11, 2013
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Sharon Richardson

May 10, 2013

To the family of Booker T Jones. My God wrap his arms and comfort you at this time of sorrow.You are in my prayers.

Moses Manuel

May 10, 2013

My heart goes out to you during this difficult time, keep your head up sister you was always by his side, a job well done, much love.

Your bro.Moses

sabrina brown-hunt

May 10, 2013

to Ann and the family of Booker.I am truley sorry for your loss.my thoughts and prayers are with you.may you rest in Heaven.

Tyrell Potts

May 10, 2013

I am happy to have had you in my life. A grand example of a man and a grand instructor on how to be a man. I appreciate everything you have taught me and everything I still have yet to learn from you. Your memory and example will always be with me.

RA Terry

May 9, 2013

No pain, just peace

Linda & Rodney Hunt

May 8, 2013

To our "Brother-In-Law" Booker, gone is all the pain and suffering you had to endure, for now you are in a better place, and we will always love you and we will truly, truly miss you....

PATRICIA CHILDRES

May 8, 2013

I'M SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I'LL BE KEEPING THE FAMILY IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYER, IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME. REST IN PEACE MR. BOOKER T. JONES. YOU WERE A VERY NICE, AND KIND MAN!!!

St. Hope Walker

May 8, 2013

Uncle Booker, may you rest in peace. I know you'll be looking down on us from Heaven.

Sherisse McGee-Bell

May 8, 2013

R.I.P to my uncle Booker T. Jones.

With love

Niece Sherisse

May 8, 2013

To my uncle, you will always be in our hearts and thoughts with all the love you deserve and more. Love and miss you always.