Let not your heart be troubled:...John 14:1
Adolph, known as Coffee Cool Breeze, Jones, the son of the late Margaret Gavin, also the brother of the late Billy Jean and Odell Gavin was born in Pachuta, Miss., on February 11, 1936.
He attended school in the Laurel school district and graduated from Oak Parks. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Army. After serving three years he moved back to Picayune, Miss., to live and met and united in holy matrimony to the love of his life, Annie Lois Bonner.
He relocated to Chicago, Ill. where he lived for 31 years until he retired. He then moved back to Picayune and united with the East Jerusalem Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Alonzo Dees and continued to serve under the leadership of Pastor Brain K. Dees until his health failed. He received his call home from the Lord at the age of 76 on Sunday, January 20, 2013 around 7:30 a.m. He was surrounded by family.
Cool Breeze was a fun loving person; full of laughter and jokes. He enjoyed fishing and shooting the breeze and most of all he enjoyed life.
His memories will be cherished by: his loving wife, Annie Lois Jones; two sons, Cedric (Gloria) Jones of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Len (Alisha) Jones of Picayune; three brothers, Wade Jones of LA, Joe (Ethel) Gavin and Richard Gavin of NY; three sisters-in-law, Margaret Bonner and Mary (Patsy) Bonner of Picayune, and Lenora Gavin of Laurel, Miss.; seven grandchildren: Lamar, Michael, Brittney, Annaliva of Colorado Springs, and Shyann, Len, Jr. and Adrean of Picayune; two great-grandchildren, Aalyah and Jaedyn of Colorado Springs; two Aunts, Velma Carter of New Mexico and Mannie Cooley of Laurel; six nephews; one niece and a host of great nephews, great nieces, friends and relatives.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at East Jerusalem Baptist Church. The Rev, Brian K. Dees will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Picayune Cemetery with Military Honors.
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Breeze will be missed but not forgotten by all.
Let not your heart be troubled:...John 14:1
Ms. Jackie Kellar, 81, of Poplarville, Miss., passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013 in Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg.
Annie Jean “Gina” Cohn
“Let not your heart be troubled”…John 14:1.
Annie Jean “Gina” Cohn, 57, departed this life on Tuesday December 3, 2013 at her home in Picayune, Miss., surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on November 8, 1956, to the late Percy Adams Sr. and Martha Adams-Wilkerson in Bogalusa, La. She was the fourth child of ten children.
Richard Arlan Smith
Richard Arlan Smith, 80, passed away December 6, 2013, at his home.
He was born on January 25, 1933, in the Byrd’s Chapel Community.
He graduated high school in 1951 from McNeill High School, McNeill, Miss.
Herberta Louise Randolph Holland
Herberta Louise Randolph Holland, 97, a recent resident of Picayune, Miss., passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at Millbrook Gardens Assisted Living Home.
Ivan Christopher “Chris” Seal
Ivan Christopher “Chris” Seal, 38, of Bear Creek passed away Monday, December 2, 2013.
Joji Tomei, 88, of Carriere, Miss., passed away Monday, November 25, 2013.
Visitation will be held Saturday December 7, 2013 at Picayune Funeral Home beginning at 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon with a short memorial service directly after.
Rebbie F. Smith
Funeral Services for Rebbie F. Smith, 87, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Monday, December 2, 2013, will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Darrell Luther Mitchell
Graveside services for Darrell Luther Mitchell who passed away December 2, 2013 at 89 years old, born January 27, 1924, will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013, at New Palestine Cemetery in Picayune, Miss., at 2 pm for family and friends.
Donald Ray Combs
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes…” — Revelation 21:4
Donald Ray Combs, 70, of Edmonton, Ky., passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at the NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow. Born in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Rex and Laverne Greer Combs. Donald Ray was employed in construction and building maintenance and he was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army.
Challen Reece O’Meara
Funeral Services for Challen Reece O’Meara , 52, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013, will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.
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