In memory of
Tyrone Jones
In memory of
Tyrone Jones
Tyrone H. Jones Weequahic High '66; New Jersey All-State Orchestra '62, '63, '64, '65; Clinton Avenue Presbyterian Church Youth Member; Music Engraver Known as Ephriam Jones Tyrone H. Jones, 72, of the Pavilion Apts. East Orange, N.J., passed away of heart failure on Friday, March 19, 2021. A grave side funeral service for family and friends will be held Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Fairmount Cemetery, 620 Central Avenue, Newark, N.J. Tyrone was also known by his music engraver business name, Ephriam H. Jones. Tyrone was born July 1948, and was the elder son of Ernest J and Geneva J. Jones, who preceded him in death. Tyrone was raised and educated in Newark, N.J. He attended Newark schools and graduated Weequahic High, 1966. Tyrone's greatest renown was in playing the piano and viola. He was selected to the viola section of New Jersey All-state Orchestra in 62', 63', 64', and 65'. In both his graduation yearbooks, he was 'Most Talented Male Student' at Clinton Place Junior High School 1962, and Weequahic High School 1966. Upon graduation he attended the Oberlin College Music Conservatory and later the San Francisco Music Conservatory. Tyrone was a self-employed music engraver/editor. His published materials include a series of Gilbert and Sullivan works, and orchestra scores prepared for various music composers. He was twice recognized for his music engraving work by receiving the Paul Revere Award for Graphic Excellence, an award presented by the National Music Publishers Association. Music scores available through national publishers bear his publishing name, Ephriam H. Jones, as the editor. Tyrone was an active youth member of Clinton Avenue Presbyterian Church. He would substitute playing the organ for church services, and sometimes played piano for the Church's network television show, 'The Evangel Hour' with Rev. David Coddington. Folks Tyrone leaves behind: George Martinez of California, James Coddington, Music Composer Meira Warshauer, and good neighbor friends from the neighborhood, the Reeds and the Boatwrights; Brother Richard (Alison), nephew Richard (Althea,Rhea,Raiden), niece Sarah, Cousins: Cherryl (Daughters and Grands); Adele (Sister and Brothers); Perci, North Carolina; the Smiths, the Outens, the Portees, Clarence; and Evelyn, all of South Carolina; Sheryl, Washington,DC; Laura and Carl, Mississippi; Ladene, Texas; and others. Funeral arrangements are by Whigham Funeral Home, Newark, N.J. 973-622-6872.
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In memory of
Tyrone Jones
Tyrone H. Jones Weequahic High '66; New Jersey All-State Orchestra '62, '63, '64, '65; Clinton Avenue Presbyterian Church Youth Member; Music Engraver Known as Ephriam Jones Tyrone H. Jones, 72, of the Pavilion Apts. East Orange, N.J., passed away of heart failure on Friday, March 19, 2021. A grave side funeral service for family and friends will be held Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Fairmount Cemetery, 620 Central Avenue, Newark, N.J. Tyrone was also known by his music engraver business name, Ephriam H. Jones. Tyrone was born July 1948, and was the elder son of Ernest J and Geneva J. Jones, who preceded him in death. Tyrone was raised and educated in Newark, N.J. He attended Newark schools and graduated Weequahic High, 1966. Tyrone's greatest renown was in playing the piano and viola. He was selected to the viola section of New Jersey All-state Orchestra in 62', 63', 64', and 65'. In both his graduation yearbooks, he was 'Most Talented Male Student' at Clinton Place Junior High School 1962, and Weequahic High School 1966. Upon graduation he attended the Oberlin College Music Conservatory and later the San Francisco Music Conservatory. Tyrone was a self-employed music engraver/editor. His published materials include a series of Gilbert and Sullivan works, and orchestra scores prepared for various music composers. He was twice recognized for his music engraving work by receiving the Paul Revere Award for Graphic Excellence, an award presented by the National Music Publishers Association. Music scores available through national publishers bear his publishing name, Ephriam H. Jones, as the editor. Tyrone was an active youth member of Clinton Avenue Presbyterian Church. He would substitute playing the organ for church services, and sometimes played piano for the Church's network television show, 'The Evangel Hour' with Rev. David Coddington. Folks Tyrone leaves behind: George Martinez of California, James Coddington, Music Composer Meira Warshauer, and good neighbor friends from the neighborhood, the Reeds and the Boatwrights; Brother Richard (Alison), nephew Richard (Althea,Rhea,Raiden), niece Sarah, Cousins: Cherryl (Daughters and Grands); Adele (Sister and Brothers); Perci, North Carolina; the Smiths, the Outens, the Portees, Clarence; and Evelyn, all of South Carolina; Sheryl, Washington,DC; Laura and Carl, Mississippi; Ladene, Texas; and others. Funeral arrangements are by Whigham Funeral Home, Newark, N.J. 973-622-6872.
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Newark, NJ 07102
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