JAMES EARL JONES James "JJ" E…

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JAMES EARL JONES James “JJ” Earl Jones, 87, died peacefully July 15, 2022. He was born May 13, the first of 14 children to Willie Jones and Eartha Lee Connor in Macon, MS. At a young age, James migrated to Chicago, where he was educated and graduated from Wendell Philips Chicago Public High School. James served in the U.S. Army. At his brother Roosevelt’s request, James relocated to Reno, to join a professional blackjack group and later moved to Las Vegas. He is survived by sons, Prince, Greg, Chris, and Bruce; daughters, Dr. Cecilia Brantley and Tiffany; brother, Roosevelt; sister, Minnie; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, friends, and special friend, Lolita Foxworth. Preceded in death: brothers Willie, Johnnie, Curtis, Cornelius, Lorzell, Prince, Virgil; and sisters, Leeanna, Clara, Ethel, and Willie Mae.

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