James Henry Jones, 86, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, at his residence. He was born on March 28, 1935, in Martinsville, VA to the late Ben Jones and Elizabeth Mitchell Jones. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Dorothy James, Gladys Bannister, Geneva Smith, Rubena Hayden, Evelyn Stanfield, Edith Jones, and Ben Jones, Jr.
Mr. Jones served in the United States Army during the Peace War and was a graduate of Albert Harris High School Class of 1953. James graduated from Howard and Trinity University.
He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Russell of Washington, DC; nephews, Robert J. Brown (Charlene), and Derek Brown both of Martinsville, VA. James is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held on 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Norris Funeral Services with Pastor David Deisher officiating.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Jones family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com