Ronnie Jones, Sr. departed this earthly life on Sunday, May 1, 2022.Coot as he was affectionately known was born to the late Mary Dempsey and Cornell Jones on December 28, 1959.
He was educated through the Marion County School System. Ronnie was a joy to be around. He had a smile that would brighten up any room. He loved his family, friends and always saw the good in everyone he was around.
Ronnie Jones, Sr. accepted Christ as his savior at an early age and was united in holy matrimony with Ellen Patricia Becknell in Ocala, Florida.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories wife Ellen Becknell, (children) Markal Powell, Ronnie Jones, Jr., Tremaine Jones, (siblings) Lawrence Samuels
(Brenda), Freddy Jones (Charvon), (grandchildren) Tremiyah Jones, Mariah Jones, Laya Jones, Lalah Jones, Bralyin Jones, Kearon Powell, Deondre
Shannon, Keshawn Shannon, a host of sorrowing extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by parents, (grandparents) Clarence Dempsey, Clina Woodberry, (siblings) Debra Jones, Mary Catherine Jones, Edward Dempsey, Leslie Dempsey and Johnny Samuels.