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Clarence "Jeep" Jones, Jr.

April 17, 1933 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 86)

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Clarence “Jeep” Jones, Jr. of Roxbury, February 1, 2020 at age 86. Trailblazer and Humble Man of God. Devoted public servant serving as Boston’s first black Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Boston Redevelopment Authority for 24 years. Beloved husband of Wanda Hale Jones of Roxbury. Loving father of Meta L. Jones of Dorchester, Kenneth D. Cunningham and his wife Eri Takano of E. Boston, Nadine E. Jones of Mattapan, Michael J. Jones and his wife Darcy of Malden, Mark J. Jones and his wife Dawn of Dorchester, Mark D. Cunningham of Tampa, FL and Melissa Elow and her husband Rev. Darryl Elow of Dorchester. Dear brother of Jacqueline Hoard of Boston. He is survived by 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, extended family and a host of friends. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 7, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Twelfth Baptist Church
160 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Visitation
Saturday
February 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Twelfth Baptist Church
160 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Twelfth Baptist Church
160 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 8, 2020

Forest Hills Cemetery
95 Forest Hills Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Donations

City Strings United
P.O. Box 95123‚Äč, Newton MA 02495
Web: http://www.citystrings.org/

Clarence and Wanda Jones Scholarship Fund, Winston-Salem State University
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem NC 27110
Tel: 1-336-750-2000
Web: http://www.wssu.edu

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