Clarence Ellis Jones, Jr.
Clarence Ellis Jones, Jr. Native of Marrero, LA, resident of Independence, LA, passed away Tuesday September 22, 2020 at his residence in Independence. Clarence was born September 9, 1936 in New Orleans, LA. He was 84 years of age. He retired from the Department of Transportation in Bridge City , LA as a District Administrative Assistant.
Clarence is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Mary Eve Simoneaux Jones; daughter, Dana Jones Miller and husband, Ross Miller of Metairie, LA; son, Clarence Jones, III and wife Denise Jones of Springfield, LA; daughter, Debbie Fabino and husband, Mark of Abbieville; son, Morris C. Fabino and wife, Linda of Bridge City, LA; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews; sisters, Edna Jones Whitaker, Joanne Jones Davis, Betty Jones Loupe and Diane Jones Robertson; brother, Bobby Jones.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents Clarence Ellis Jones, Sr. and Eva Mae Deckwa Jones; first wife, Donnell Mary Hahn Jones; sons, Phillip Fabino and Wilford Fabino; brothers, Charles Edward Jones and Leroy Jones, Sr.; sisters, Shirley Jones Eagen and Annabel Jones Warner; grandson, Timmy Reese; and great-m granddaughter, Harper Michelle Jones. Visitation will be held at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, LA on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 8:30AM until 10:30AM. Funeral Mass will follow at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church at 11:00AM.
A special thank you to his nurse Todd Calmes and Ms. Ann Taylor of Interim Hospice for taking great care of Clarence. Also I would like to thank all the family and friends for your support and prayers during this difficult time.
Due to the Governor’s mandate to COVID-19, please wear your face mask when attending the visitation and funeral service.