Albert Jones Jr.

Published 8:51 pm Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Albert Jones Jr. entered into eternal slumber on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. He was born in Suffolk on Oct. 4, 1928, to the late Mary and Albert Jones Sr.

Albert graduated from Booker T. Washington High School, West Virginia State College and the University of Virginia Graduate Realty Program. 

Sgt. Jones served four years in the U.S. Air Force, and he had a stellar career employed for the U.S. government for 31 years. Upon his retirement from civil service, he began working full time as the owner/manager of Albert Jones Real Estate and Income Tax Service. While an active broker, in his later years he was the oldest active broker in the city of Suffolk.

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He was a member of Macedonia AME Church and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Albert entered into holy matrimony to the late Lillian M. Jones.

Carrying on his legacy, Albert leaves behind his daughters, Cassandra E. Baker Wright (Robert), Angela P. Edney (Randall), Pamela B. Jones-Watford (Percy Jr.); four grandchildren, Alena Knight (Paul) and their three children, Albertrina N. Baker, Amber N. Edney, Percy Jacobie Watford; and a host of cousins, godchildren and friends.

Mr. Jones’ visitation will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday at T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home, and an Omega Psi Phi wake service will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Macedonia AME. A funeral will take place at noon on Saturday at the church, and he will be laid to rest at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

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