Viola Jones

Viola Jones

Sunday, November 21st, 1954 Saturday, November 30th, 2019

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Obituary for Viola Jones (Joshua)

On Saturday, November 30th, 2019, our beloved Viola Jones began her journey home to our Heavenly Father.
Viola Joshua Jones fondly known as “Vi”, was born on November 21st, 1954 to Charlie Hayes and Beatrice Joshua in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was baptized by the Late Reverend Virgil Scott.

She worked at the Cabin Restaurant on Burnside in Darrow, Louisiana. Viola also worked for the St. James Parish School Board nutrition program before her health started to decline.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her significant other, Joseph Green. Four sons, Toreon (Windy) Jones of Houston, Texas, Leon, Sidney and Leroy Jones III of Convent, Louisiana. One step-son, Jonathan Rodrigue of Geismar, Louisiana. Four grandchildren, Toreon Jr., Tyquine, Davon, and Luzelena Arias Jones of Houston, Texas. One step-grandson, Jonathan Rodrigue Jr. of Geismar, Louisiana. Six sisters, Elizabeth Joshua, Betty (James) Lewis Sr., Karen McKinley, Tracy (Marvin) Jackson, Cynthia (Wayne) Benn, and Juanita (Ray) Ellis all of Convent, Louisiana. Four brothers, Charles Ellis of New Orleans, Louisiana, Bryant (Marilyn) Hayes of Convent, Louisiana, Daniel and Donald Taylor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mother-in law Emma Jones. Three sister-in laws, Hattie Jones of Atlanta, Georgia, Mary Jones and Barbara Shoulders of Kenner, Louisiana. Three Aunts, Louella Jones and Rosetta Joshua of New Orleans, Louisiana and Helen Joshua of Jacksonville, Florida. One god-child, Beatrice Lewis of Convent, Louisiana, and a host of nephews, nieces, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Leroy Jones Jr. Her parents Charlie Hayes and Beatrice Joshua. Her grandparents, Rev. Joseph Joshua and Viola Joshua. Four uncles, Robert Jones, Sr., Oscar, Nelson and Benjamin Joshua. One nephew James Lewis Jr.

All neighboring communities and churches are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Life at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 8328 Pleasant Hill Street, Convent, LA 70723 on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11am. Visitation at 9:00am until service time. Interment at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Convent, LA 70723. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052.

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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 |
    Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019

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