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James “Buck” Jones

James “Buck” Jones, 87, of Wesson, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his home.

Visitation will be 6pm-8pm Wednesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 2pm Thursday at Stringer Family Chapel with interment at Beauregard Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

Mr. Jones was a native of Mendenhall.  He attended high school in Hazlehurst.  He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII.  Mr. Jones worked as a construction foreman for ICCRR for 39 ½ years.  He was a member of Wesson Baptist Church and of the American Legion Post 0079 of Wesson.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Tyson Jones; son, Keith Jones (Teri) of Huntsville, AL; daughter, Regenia Granger (Houston) of Hazlehurst; half brother, Rod Will of Applegate, CA; grandchildren, Casey Granger (Cynthia), Paula Yarborough (Ken), Garrett Jones, and Katie Jones; and great grandchildren, Maya Granger, Molly Granger, and Maxim Yarborough.

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