In memory of
Bishop Luke Hamilton Jones
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In memory of
Bishop Luke Hamilton Jones
Jones, Bishop Luke Hamilton Bishop Luke Hamilton Jones, 74, passed away on the 5th of December, 2016 in Mount Vernon, where he was born and raised. His wake will be held Friday, December 9th from4pm-8pm at New Life Fellowship Church and he will be funeralized on Saturday, December 10th at 9am at Allen Memorial Church. Interment at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla will follow immediately afterwards. Born on October 17, 1942, the first child to Luke and Leola Jones of Mt. Vernon, NY, Bishop Jones graduated from A.B. Davis High School in 1960, and attended New York University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in History. He later received a Master's degree in Reading from The College of New Rochelle. He worked in the New York City school system, first as a teacher and then as an administrator for thirty years, retiring in 1988. However, his most earnest vocation was as the Pastor of New Life Fellowship Church, which he founded in 1986. Not only was he the beloved shepherd of this flock for nearly thirty years, he launched a thriving prison ministry and travelled around the world spreading the gospel of Jesus in Ghana, Uganda, Italy and India. Left to mourn this loss of life is his wife of 49 years, CharlieMae Jones; his daughters, Lauren Jones-Tucker, Kimberly Jones, Dr. Lisa Jones and Kelly Jones; his sister, Wilma Glen, and brother, William Jones; his mother-in-law, Mother Emma Hall and his brother-in-law, Walter Hall.
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In memory of
Bishop Luke Hamilton Jones
Jones, Bishop Luke Hamilton Bishop Luke Hamilton Jones, 74, passed away on the 5th of December, 2016 in Mount Vernon, where he was born and raised. His wake will be held Friday, December 9th from4pm-8pm at New Life Fellowship Church and he will be funeralized on Saturday, December 10th at 9am at Allen Memorial Church. Interment at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla will follow immediately afterwards. Born on October 17, 1942, the first child to Luke and Leola Jones of Mt. Vernon, NY, Bishop Jones graduated from A.B. Davis High School in 1960, and attended New York University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in History. He later received a Master's degree in Reading from The College of New Rochelle. He worked in the New York City school system, first as a teacher and then as an administrator for thirty years, retiring in 1988. However, his most earnest vocation was as the Pastor of New Life Fellowship Church, which he founded in 1986. Not only was he the beloved shepherd of this flock for nearly thirty years, he launched a thriving prison ministry and travelled around the world spreading the gospel of Jesus in Ghana, Uganda, Italy and India. Left to mourn this loss of life is his wife of 49 years, CharlieMae Jones; his daughters, Lauren Jones-Tucker, Kimberly Jones, Dr. Lisa Jones and Kelly Jones; his sister, Wilma Glen, and brother, William Jones; his mother-in-law, Mother Emma Hall and his brother-in-law, Walter Hall.
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Services Provided By
Camelot Funeral Home Inc
174 Stevens Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Past Services ╲╱
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