William M Jones

November 15, 1954 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 67)


God called your name so softly
That only you could hear
And no-one heard the footsteps
Of angels drawing near.
It broke our hearts to lose you
But you did not go alone
For part of us went with you
The day God called you home.

It is with sincere sympathy that Gatlin Mortuary Inc. announces the passing of Mr. William M. Jones. We are honored to be selected by his family to serve them with excellence through professional service. ~Modern Day Services with Traditional Values

William Maurice Jones was born on November 15, 1954, in LaRoeshelle  France, the second of twins, along with his twin sister Clara Louise. He was born to the late Minnie and Lee Jones.

He was raised by his mother in Dania Beach Florida, along with also being raised by his great aunt Hattie Wiley and her husband Matiaes Wileyin Valdosta Ga.

He was educated in the Broward and Lowndes Counties school systems. He was an adventure and loved spending time on the road as he traveled as a truck driver assistant. He worked many years in the food service business.

After falling ill in 2008, he joined his twin in Valdosta where he remain until he was called home.

To know him was to love him. His sense of humor and his storytelling leaves many memories for his love ones.

The reunion in heaven was a great joy as he met his mother Minnie, his Father Lee and his Sister Roxanne who preceded him in death.

He leaves to carry in his legacy of love his beloved twin sister Clara Edwards (Tommy) Valdosta, Ga, Daughter:TiffanyBrooks (Kyle )York, South Carolina, Son Jordan Haywood (Toshbia)of Valdosta, Ga. Three grandchildren:  Anthony Brooks, Jaxson Brooks, Giavanna Brooks, of York, South Carolina. Three bereaved brothers:  Frederick Jones of Valdosta,Ga. Joseph Faulkes (Debra) of Madison Florida, Jessie Martin of  Ft Lauderdale Florida. He also leaves behind 9 nieces, 4 nephews, 20, great neices, 22,great nephews, 1 great great neice, 3 great great nephews. A host of cousins and sorrowing friends. A special friend, Ruby Davis, Valdosta Ga.

 Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Gatlin Mortuary Chapel @ 1 p.m. Pastor Bernard Robinson will officiate.

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March 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gatlin Mortuary Inc

Funeral Service
March 12, 2022

1:00 PM
Gatlin Mortuary Inc

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