In memory of
Rev. Overton J. Jones
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In memory of
Rev. Overton J. Jones
Rev. Overton J. Jones, 86, of Cherry Hill, passed away on March 14, 2020. He was born on July 3, 1933 in New Orleans, LA. and was ordained on May 16, 1964 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Camden. Father Jones attended Our Lady of the Angels Seminary and, after ordination, Villanova University. He taught at Holy Spirit High School from 1965 to 1991 and served in various parishes throughout the Diocese of Camden; particularly at St. Augustine, Epiphany, St. Bernadette, St. Thomas and St. Monica, where he was pastor from 1993 - 1998. In his youth, Father Jones excelled in athletics, especially basketball, and he enjoyed playing pinochle with brother priests. He had a true pastoral heart and a dry sense of humor. Predeceased by his parents, Coleman, Sr. and Angelina, and siblings Coleman, Jr., Matthew, Augustus, Olivia Armstrong and Gloria Mitchell; He is survived by his brother Rev. Raymond Jones, S.V.D., many nieces, nephews and relatives, his brother priests and devoted friends. Due to COVID-19, The Funeral Service is private. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.
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In memory of
Rev. Overton J. Jones
Rev. Overton J. Jones, 86, of Cherry Hill, passed away on March 14, 2020. He was born on July 3, 1933 in New Orleans, LA. and was ordained on May 16, 1964 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Camden. Father Jones attended Our Lady of the Angels Seminary and, after ordination, Villanova University. He taught at Holy Spirit High School from 1965 to 1991 and served in various parishes throughout the Diocese of Camden; particularly at St. Augustine, Epiphany, St. Bernadette, St. Thomas and St. Monica, where he was pastor from 1993 - 1998. In his youth, Father Jones excelled in athletics, especially basketball, and he enjoyed playing pinochle with brother priests. He had a true pastoral heart and a dry sense of humor. Predeceased by his parents, Coleman, Sr. and Angelina, and siblings Coleman, Jr., Matthew, Augustus, Olivia Armstrong and Gloria Mitchell; He is survived by his brother Rev. Raymond Jones, S.V.D., many nieces, nephews and relatives, his brother priests and devoted friends. Due to COVID-19, The Funeral Service is private. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.
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Rhodes Funeral Home - Washington Avenue
3933 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
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