Funeral service for Mr. Emanuel Jones Jr., 88, of 2524 John G. Richards Road in Camden will be held Friday, May 6, 2011, 1:00 P.M. at White Oak Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Wake service will be held Thursday, May 5, 6:00 P.M. TO 7 P.M. at Collins Chapel. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Born in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, he was a son of the late Rev. Emanuel Jones Sr. and the late Mrs. Hattie Brown Jones and husband of the late Mrs. Mae Belle Stover Jones.
He was converted at an early age and became a member of White Oak Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board for 51 years and choir leader of the Senior choir. Mr. Jones attended the public schools of Kershaw County and was employed by Duke Power Company of Charlotte, North Carolina for 37 years. He was supervisor in the lineman department until his retirement in 1983.
Dea. Jones leaves to cherish his fond memories three sons, Leroy Jones of Greenville, SC, Howard Jones and Emanuel Jones, III, both of Camden, SC; two daughters, JoAnn Jones Roundtree of Camden, SC and Vanessa Frances of Charlotte, NC; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Belle Turner of Camden, SC; one brother-in-law, Dea. James Stover of Camden, SC and a host of special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.