2017-12-07 / Obituaries


Cyrus Eugene Jones, 38, a resident of Jackson, departed this life Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.

He was born Feb. 3, 1979 to Lola Jones and Robert Earl Rodgers Jr. He was a member of Jackson Street Baptist Church in Jackson and a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School. Cyrus enjoyed fishing and spending time with family. He was an avid Florida Gator fan.

He will be forever cherished in the hearts of his family, including his wife, Temetrius Foreman Jones; his devoted children, son, Cyrus Eugene Jones Jr. and daughters, Lametria Iuana- Quienese Jones and Cymeria Simone Jones, all of Jackson; devoted mother, Lola Jones, Jackson; 10 siblings, Edgar (Vickie) Jones, Delois (Robbie) Cross, Mark Anthony Jones, Fredrick Rene Jones, Shaaron Jones Bumpers, Bessie Lee Smith, Edd Rodgers, Louise Rodgers, Brenda Waters Robinson and Robert Earl Rodgers; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Martha and Bob Foreman; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Earl Rodgers Jr.; sister, Mary Lee Rodgers; three brothers, James Lee Rodgers, Johnny Earl Rodgers and Alan Lee Rodgers.

The service will be Saturday, Dec. 9 with viewing from 1 until the 2 p.m. homegoing service at Jackson Street Baptist Church with Rev. Lenoise Richey, pastor and officiating minister. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Jackson.

Condolences to the family may be offered at www.jacksonmemorialfh.com.

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home will direct.


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