Bessie Simpson
B: 1930-04-22
D: 2017-12-06
View Details
Simpson, Bessie
Wayne Palmer
B: 1943-06-16
D: 2017-12-04
View Details
Palmer, Wayne
Richard Biesiadecki
B: 1937-08-12
D: 2017-12-03
View Details
Biesiadecki, Richard
Laura Bolen
B: 1939-10-18
D: 2017-12-03
View Details
Bolen, Laura
Elsie Higgins
B: 1922-08-07
D: 2017-12-02
View Details
Higgins, Elsie
Julia Tapper
B: 1936-08-18
D: 2017-11-30
View Details
Tapper, Julia
Paul Walker
B: 1972-02-19
D: 2017-11-30
View Details
Walker, Paul
Martha Roush
B: 1956-03-02
D: 2017-11-30
View Details
Roush, Martha
Warren Yoder
B: 1921-05-20
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Yoder, Warren
Jessica Baham
B: 1980-09-15
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Baham, Jessica
Michael Riley
B: 1973-08-16
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Riley, Michael
Roi Whaley
B: 1964-10-09
D: 2017-11-25
View Details
Whaley, Roi
William Bornman
B: 1955-11-03
D: 2017-11-25
View Details
Bornman, William
Tommie Jones
B: 1942-07-02
D: 2017-11-18
View Details
Jones, Tommie
Danny Hart
B: 1953-06-05
D: 2017-11-18
View Details
Hart, Danny
Toshiko Reed
B: 1935-03-29
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Reed, Toshiko
Nikki Seymour
B: 1987-08-22
D: 2017-11-10
View Details
Seymour, Nikki
Trenton Forehand
B: 1996-04-02
D: 2017-11-09
View Details
Forehand, Trenton
Lula Hembree
B: 1950-03-10
D: 2017-11-08
View Details
Hembree, Lula
William Hinton
B: 1953-03-06
D: 2017-11-08
View Details
Hinton, William
Jerry Smith
B: 1945-06-07
D: 2017-11-07
View Details
Smith, Jerry


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
6631 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Phone: (228) 872-3637
Fax: (228) 872-3638

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Tommie Jones can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Tommie Jones

Tommie Jones
Tommie Joe "Mississippi" Jones, age 75 and a resident of Gautier, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula.

Tommie was born in Laurel, to Lonnie and Nevada Jones. He was a graduate of Myrick High School. He went on to serve in the United States Army where he was stationed in Berlin, Germany. Tommie was a member of the Krewe of Niord for 45 years. He served as King, Parade Captain three times, and Captain twice. Tommie also made numerous court appearances as a Duke.

He is survived by his two sisters, Shelia Karns (Craig) of Waynesboro and Freda Blue of Laurel; his daughter, Bonita Townsend (Robert) of Dickinson, North Dakota; his sons, Mike Jones (Tina) of Pascagoula, Terry Jones of Gautier, and Tony Jones (Dana Kay) of Benton, Arkansas; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren; his faithful service dog “Baby Girl;" a host of nieces and nephews and his racing circuit family, who knew him only as “Mississippi”.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Linda Thomas, all of Laurel.

A memorial service will be held at Martin Bluff Baptist Church located at 7417 Martin Bluff Road in Gautier on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Biloxi National Cemetery.

The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any Juvenile Diabetes Association. The family also wishes to extend their gratitude to Hospice of Light and Singing River Hospital System in Pascagoula.

Southern Mississippi Funeral Services is serving the Jones family.

For more information, please call (228) 872-3637.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos