Jordan Bleston Baines Jr.

May 30, 1948July 8, 2019

Jordan Bleston Baines, Jr., 71, of Elm City, died Monday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, with Rev. Rusty Russell officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., at the funeral home located at 2704 Nash St. N, Wilson, NC.

Surviving are his wife, Emelda Rodriguez Baines; one son, Jordan B. Baines, III (Kimberly) of Wilson; one daughter, Beverly Gillis (Waylon) of Davie, FL; several grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren; one sister, Marilyn McKinney of Buxton, ME; two step-sons, Diego Megia and Hougo Megia; one stepdaughter, Maria del Carmen Pas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jordan Bleston Baines, Sr. and Arlene Marie Lockwood Baines; one brother, Garry Wayne Baines; one sister, Betty Holland; two step-sons, Elvis Megia and Zobel Megia. Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to Emelda Baines.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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