Ivory Jones Sr. passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at Covenant Healthcare-Harrison. Age 83 years. He was born September 1, 1929 in Hale County, Alabama to William and Mary Glover Jones.
Ivory was a lifelong resident of Saginaw, Michigan. He retired from General Motors in 1981 after many years of faithful service. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Debra Ann Jones, Houston, Texas, Patricia Jones, Saginaw, Michigan; one son, Ivory Jones Jr., Saginaw, Michigan; grandchildren, Solomon (Ivory) Hatch, Kenneth D. Jones, Brenda Odom, Mekeal J. Jones, Danay Jones, Tavonna Jones, Ronnell Jones, Eric Frazier Jones, Ivory C. Jones; great-grandchildren, Faith Jones, Eric Lavonn Frazier Jr., Justice Hatch, Solomon Hatch; two sisters, Willie Mae Jones Clay , Isabelle Hogan; mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tucker; many other relatives and friends including special friends, Betty Holiday, Alphonse Williams, Tyrone Bryant, Toni Johnson Smith.
Ivory was preceded in death by wife, Joan Jones; one brother, William Jones; four sisters, Lydia Spencer Jones, Annie Bell Jones, Alice Odessa Jones, Juanita Jones Shelton.
The family would like to express special thanks to Eric Collins, Leo and Georgia Hemphill.