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Edward “Joe” Jones, Sr., 76, passed away May 9, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver Sr. and Leola Jones; brothers, Abraham Oliver, Jr., Sam Ali. He leaves to cherish memories his devoted wife of 42 years, Lillian Jones; children, Bonita (Geoffrey) Cleveland, Twinsburg, Ohio, Harriett (Donell) Whiteside, Edward Jones, Jr., Eric (Tracey) Jones, Jason (Sherrail) Jones, Dexter (Valerie) Ratliff, Sharon Clay; sisters, Martha Richards, Vero Beach, FL, Alma Randolph, Las Vegas, NV; brothers, Vasco Jones, Chattanooga, TN; 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; a host of relatives and friends. Public viewing will be Thursday, May 14, 2020,   from 3 – 5 pm at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be held privately.  Interment:  Lakewood Memory Gardens-East
Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995

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  • Saturday, May 9, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    Prayers and thoughts to the family, Remember, God is able to heal all wounds.
    ~ Roscoe Tucker   Chatt, TN
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    Thoughts and prayers are with the family. May all the loving memories bring you peace and comfort.
    ~ Ronda Welch   Cleveland, TN
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Sharon and family I am so sorry to here about the passing of your loved one. Remember Weeping endures for a night but Joy comes in the Morning. Praying God's peace that surpasses all understanding be with you all.
    ~ Abigail Calloway   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    My heart felt condolences for your loss, Joe will truly be missed.
    ~ Aleeta Norman   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    My deepest condolences To you and your family during this time. Joe was an amazing man and he will truly be missed.
    ~ Tyresha Sanderfer   Winter Garden, FL
  • Friday, May 29, 2020
    Lillian I am so sorry to hear about Edward my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
    ~ Leanne Morrow   Hixson, TN
  • Friday, May 15, 2020
    May he rest in peace and May his life be a blessing.
    ~ C Collins   Cleveland, OH
  • Friday, May 15, 2020
    May he rest in peace and May his life be a blessing.
    ~ C Collins   Cleveland, OH