Donald Jones

October 10, 1931August 14, 2018

Donald Jones, 86, of Lumberton (Tallowah), Mississippi, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Pearl River County Nursing Home, Poplarville.

Mr. Jones was born October 10, 1931 in Lumberton to Boyd Jones and Dolly Johnson Jones. He was an equipment operator with the Mississippi Department of Transportation and Bass Pecan Company. He was an United States Army Veteran and a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church. He was active in the Olympics Program and Mardi Gras King at Pearl River County Nursing Home.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his one sister, Eleanor Jones; two brothers, Boyd Jones, Jr. and Louis Jones.

Family members include two sisters, Hattie Jones Reid, Louise Jones McDonald; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family; and his nursing home family.

Funeral services will be held at White Funeral Home, 102 North 1st Street, Lumberton, MS, 39455 on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Rev.Mike Reid and Rev. Jeff Mann will officiate the service. Burial with military honors will be in Byrdline Cemetery. The family will receive friends and have visitation from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Saturday at White Funeral Home - Lumberton.

Pallbearers will be Danny Kemp, Kent Dunn, Joshua Reid, Mike Barrett, Barry Dunn, and Clint Dunn.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be given at for the Jones Family.

White Funeral Home, (601) 796-2781.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 19, 2018
  • Interment Sunday, August 19, 2018