December 30, 1979 - June 8, 2021
JONES, Mr. Benjamin - Age 41, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. Family hour 10:00AM Wednesday June 16, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with service commencing at 11:00 AM. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home at 10:00AM Wednesday. Mr. Jones will lie in state in the chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00PM-6:00PM Tuesday. Mr. Benjamin Jose Jones was born December 30, 1979 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Nancy Pearl Willis-Jones and Benjamin Franklin West. Ben was born an evangelist missionary and a host of God. Everyone he touched felt his ministry. He loved all forms of music and getting his Benjamin love hugs and smooches from Mom. Ben would always light up when Mom began her visits with her loud oscillating song that started low and moved into the crescendo, then settled back down into its finally, “Captain Zollie Ben Willis Jones West”. Mom created this song on September 23, 2012 when her and Ben gave this date the significance of being labeled as his second birth that lasted until Tuesday June 8, 2021. To know Ben was to witness his appetite and how much he enjoyed celebrating with his family. Ben’s huge smile and short infectious laugh influenced the world around him to stop and pay attention. God spoke loudly through Ben and everyone that took the time to listen gained blessings. Mr. Benjamin Jose Jones leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Nancy Pearl Willis-Jones; 2 sisters, T’nishia (Daveonta’) Jones-Burley and Sonya Jones; 2 brothers, Juwan (Terrica) Willis Sr. and Emmanuel Jones Sr.; 5 nieces, Deija Willis, Devin Willis, Jordan Willis, Alera McNeal and Gabrielle Jones; 6 nephews, Juwan Willis Jr., Tahj Willis, Tyler Willis, Dalero McNeal, Emmanuel Jones Jr., Jonathan Marshall and Joshua Burley; 3 aunts, Thelma Willis, Susie Willis and Sylvia (David) Willis-Dorsey; 3 uncles, David (Annice) Willis, Kenneth (Michele) Willis and Hosie (Cheryl) Willis; cousins, Shiela Willis, Cynthia Willis, Theresa (Terry) Willis-Robertson, Stephen (Krystal) Willis, Lakendra Willis and hundreds of additional 1st, 2nd and 3rd cousins; sister-in-law, Venicia Etherly; brother-in-law, Angelo McNeal; a host of other relatives and friends including special friends, the resident at River Road especially his roommate, “DJ”. Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Franklin West; maternal grandmother, Jessie Mae Willis; aunt, Velma Spencer, cousins, Lawrence “Ed” Willis, Jasmine Jones and Jaylan Michael Willis. The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Mohammed Syed for over 20 years of personalized care and support for the family. Ben’s 2011 extended family members, Lurenda Williams-Shelby, Ron Sauer and all of the staff at River Road Adult Foster Care for keeping his home comfortable, inviting and supportive environment for Miss Nancy and Ben to have their constant Mother and son time. Dontenella Dones “Momma Dell” for her counsel and support.
JONES, Mr. Benjamin - Age 41, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. Family hour 10:00AM Wednesday June 16, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with service commencing at 11:00 AM. Interment... View Obituary & Service Information
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