In memory of
Clifton Francis "C.J." Jones Jr.
Clifton Francis Jones Jr., known to most as C.J. passed away peacefully in his home with his loving family on October 15, 2019. Clifton was born to the late Clifton Francis Jones Sr. and Rita T. Ratleff Jones on February 13, 1946. He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Clifton was the devoted husband to Sylvia Potter Jones for fifty-three years. He was the father of two wonderful children: Marla Ann (Troy) Weber and Clifton Francis (Jerlonda) Jones III. Proud grandfather of Alexis Renee, Troy Gerard Weber Jr., Natalie Cecilia, and Cameron Clifton Jones. Clifton was a caring sibling to Carolyn (the late Glenn) Doucette, Lois (Manuel) Ellis, Ronald (Rafaela) Jones, Neal (Dorian) Jones, and the late Glenn (Carolyn) Jones. Clifton held a close relationship with his sisters-in-law: Donna (Donald) Collins and Cajet Potter, and his brother-in-law Bruce (Aleichia) Potter. Clifton is survived by a host of nieces and nephews, as well as a number of cousins and friends. At the young age of seventeen, Clifton joined the United States Marine Corps where he earned numerous medals and honors including a Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged on March 14, 1969. Clifton's work history includes Pullman-Kellogg, Exxon Refineries, and the Housing Authority of New Orleans from which he retired in 2008. Through out his life Clifton was a sports enthusiast and an avid hunter. He also enjoyed gun collecting and restoration. As per Clifton's wishes, a private Christian Mass and burial were held on October 22, 2019.
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