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Deacon Leo Dell Jones

Memorial for Deacon Leo Dell Jones

Born in Travis County, Texas on Nov. 10, 1928
Departed on Feb. 6, 2011 and resided in Austin, TX.
Visitation: Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
09:00 am - 7:00 pm
Service: Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011
11:00 am
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
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Leo Dell Jones was born November 10, 1928 to Henry Jones, Sr. and Jesse King Jones in Travis County, Texas. He was the second born of eight to this union.

Leo Jones was an entrepreneur for over 39 years. In 1971 he opened his own business, Jones Barber Shop located on East 12th Street.

Leo Jones united with the Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church in 1948 and was ordained a deacon the same year. He served on various committees to include Finance, Purchasing, Building and Church Expansion and Pastoral Search.

Leo was preceded in death by his mother, father, three brothers, and his first wife, Ethel P. Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 25 years, Ruby Jones; step sons, Dennis Sanders, Austin, Texas, Bryan Sanders (Grace), Irving, Texas; step daughter, Brenda Davis, Austin, Texas; step granddaughters, Tiffany Sanders, Irving, Texas, Thelma Taylor, Houston, Texas; step daughter-in-law, Octavia Sanders, Houston, Texas; brothers, Henry Jones, Jr., Austin, Texas and Oliver K. Jones (Leslie), San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Iowa Reese and Joyce Walker, both of Austin, Texas, and Betty Jones, Portland, Oregon. Leo leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

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