Austin Leroy Jones affectionately known to his family as Lee or Leroy was born April 4, 1932 to Ed and Doshia McFarland-Jones in Coffeeville, MS and raised in Charleston, MS. Lee was the second of nine children.
Lee was preceded in death by his mother, father, brothers, JD Jones and Russell Jones, and sister Annie Jones.
He passed away on September 17, 2020 in Joliet, Illinois.
He is survived by two brothers, AZ Jones and Fred Clark (Betty); four sisters, Dorothy Jones, Mary Steen, Willie Faye Jones-Jingles (James), and Ardessia Harris-Shannon (Howard); as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
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