FRANKLINTON —Willie Eugene Jones, 60, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 in his home. Eulogistic services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Franklinton Elementary School, Franklinton, with the Rev. Rory Sneed officiating. Burial was in the Jones family cemetery.

He was the son of the late James Perry and Geraldine Noble. He was employed by Murphy’s Grocery Store for several years, and later worked for Schrader Bellows and Namaco.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bathsheba, and his brother, James.

Surviving: sons, Julius (Eunice) of Franklinton, Doriena (Lisa) of Youngsville, D’Keem (LaVonna), and Jamaal of the home; sisters, Lela Mae (Michael), Deloris (James), Annette (Kenny), Shirley (Shannon), and Cennie (Clyde); brothers, Larry (Betty), Thomas Earl (Vivian), Clarence (Debra), Michael (Skip); stepmother, Evelyn Perry of Washington, N.J.; stepfather, John Lee Noble of Franklinton; and eight grandchildren.

Arrangements handled by Cutchins Funeral Home, Franklinton.