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Walter Lewis Jones

Walter Lewis Jones, 77, departed this life and entered into eternal rest on August 3, 2018.  He was born to the late Walter and Orelia Jones on September 18, 1940 in Port Arthur, Texas.  He met and married the “Love of his Life”, the late Marjorie Mae Jones on June 25, 1959.  He worked as a welder at Gulfport Shipbuilders until the company’s closing, as well as Bethlehem Steel.  He was a member of First Sixth Street Baptist Church.

Walter is preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Mae Jones; his parents, Walter M. Jones and Orelia Charles; brother, Ronnie Jones and son in law, Lloyd Christian.

He leaves to forever cherish his memory, his daughters who loved him dearly, Jody Christian of Port Arthur, Vicki (Terrance) Jones of Cypress, TX and Chelsie Jones of Beaumont, TX; brothers, Don Jones, Floyd (Beverly) Jones of Port Arthur, Melsee (Earnestine) Jones of Beaumont, Lloyd Jones of Houston and Terry (Cynthia) Charles of Katy, TX; five grandchildren, Akeem (Aquita) Scott, Brice (Sheena) Christian, and Brooklyn Christian, all of Port Arthur, Khorri and Terran Jones of Cypress, TX; three great-grandchildren, Cameron and Carter Christian and Zya Scott all of Port Arthur, a special friend and caregiver, Monica Frilot; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at First Sixth Street Baptist Church with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time.  Rev. Dr. H.L. Bowden will officiate.  Interment will follow in Live Oak Cemetery.