Louie Vernon Jones

Published 3:23 pm Friday, January 7, 2022

Graveside services for Mr. Louie Vernon Jones, 90, of Farmersville, LA will be Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 at Midway Cemetery in Meadville, MS at 2 p.m. Rev. Billy Joe Deer officiating the services with Franklin Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Louie Vernon Jones was born Jan. 9, 1931 in Bude, MS to Mr. Ernest Vernon Jones and Mrs. Mary Augusta Lamor Jones. He passed way on Jan. 5, 2022 at his home on Lake D’ Arbonne in Farmerville, LA.

After graduating from Meadville High School, Louie attended Co-Lin Jr College where he played in the band until he joined the United States Navy in 1950. Louie served as Quartermaster on the USS Quapaw and served on the USS Haven where he participated in four tours to Korea until 1954. Louie also served his country as an Army Staff Sergeant E6 in the United States National Guard for 18 years.

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Louie married Patsy Rae Hammock Oct. 21, 1952, and were married until her death in 1983. The couple lived and raised their four children in Natchez, MS where Louie retired from a 34 year career at International Paper Company in 1993. Louie later married Arlene Cloy of Monroe, MS and he treasured the time spent in and around his hometown of Bude for the next 27 years.

Golfing, fishing, traveling, and gardening were the simple pleasures that Louie really enjoyed in his life. He was a member of Bude Baptist Church.

Preceded in death are his parents, Ernest Vernon “Strunt” Jones and Mary Jones. Louie is survived by his loving sister, Dorothy Jean Ezell, his son, and three daughters. Melvin Jones and his wife Donna of Brandon, MS, Jenny Scott and Her husband Ronnie of McCall Creek, MS, Kay Hopper and her husband, Eddied, of Brandon, MS and Lori Ann House and her husband, John, of Farmerville, LA. Louie was very proud of his nine grandchildren and his 17 great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Ms. Virginia Jones is a very special friend who he loved spending time with.

Pallbearers are Jason Jones, Bryan Cavin, Addison Hansford, Charlie Alford, Justin Dollar, and Chris Thomas.

Honorary Pallbearers are members of The Patriot Guard.

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