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Shirley Poitier

Marvin Jones, Sr.

June 12, 1941 - January 16, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Marvin Jones, Sr. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Marvin Jones Sr. was born in Owassa, Alabama, to the proud parents of Leamon & Lelar Jones. He was the third born child of 7 siblings. Carvin Jones, Jewel (Jones) Hart, Leslie Jones, Willie Bell (Jones) King all preceded him in...  see more
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Posts & Photos

  • Shirley Poitier
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin & Mary visiting Alabama!
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin with Sis in love (Jacqueline) & Brother in law/cousin Frank Finkley ❤❤❤
  • Shirley Poitier
    Pictures of Marvin with Dale Hamel, Frank Finkley and Mary Hamel 🥂
  • Tina Jones
    (He Is Gone)

    You can shed tears that he is gone
    Or you can smile because he has lived
    You can close your eyes and pray that he will come back
    Or you can open your eyes and see all that he has left
    Your heart can be empty because you can’t see...  more
  • Burl Skaggs
    I worked at SLAC until 2010, part of the time I was the head of the department of which Marvin and the HVAC team was a part. Marvin was always there and available to help no matter what else was going on. He had a great sense of humor and always greeted...  more
  • Ruth Gray
    Wonderful remebrance and service for Mr. Marvin Jones. God bless and comfort his family and many friends. He is smiling in Heaven with the Lord!
    Blessings, Ruth Anne Gray
  • Tangil Smith
  • J Cabrera
    I may have not met you in person but your legacy of love, humanity and service of others will continue to reverberate in our lives through your ambassadors of love, your family. Rest in love and eternal grace, Mr. Jones. 🕯💐🙏🏽
  • Carroll Morris
    I will always remember our trips to go pea picking in Patterson and the time we got a crate of sweet potatoes and there was a nest of mice in the middle of the crate which we did not know until several days after we got home. The mother mouse had gotten...  more
  • Lisa Adair
    My deepest sympathy for your loss...my prayers are with you all!
    I worked with Marvin at SLAC and it was a pleasure to work with him and help him with time cards, requisitions or whatever it was he needed help with, because he was always so...  more
  • Sebastian  Poitier
    Singing with his favorite chior The Voices of Faith.... #wecomethisfarbyfaith
  • Sebastian  Poitier
    Mr.Jones sharp rolling in 65' Buick...
  • Kertina Jones
    My Memories/Reflections of “Uncle Son” & the correlation and common denominators from his favorite Bible scripture, his passions and loves that I discovered through this grieving time.

    My Memories/Reflections

    It was a joy and pleasure to get to...  more
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad's senior high school picture! #Hecute
  • Shirley Poitier
    Spent the day with mom and dad #HappyAnniversary
  • Shirley Poitier
    Me and Mrs, Mrs Jones....got a thang going on... Our neighbor use to sing that song 🎵 everytime we got out of the car. Married 56 years! Wow!
  • Shirley Poitier
    So this Disneyland trip... got some stories! #tobeblessedtogotoDisneywithdad
  • Shirley Poitier
    My dad is a great man... he was always this big to me... even today... !!! Easter 1971 ❤❤❤ #myfirstlove
  • Shirley Poitier
    Generations of Great men.... Marvin, Marvin Jr and Marquel #Jones
  • Shirley Poitier
    What time is dinner Ms. ANN? One Sunday after church...#TheJoneses
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin & Sebastian...dynamic duo!💙💙 #soninlaw
  • Shirley Poitier
  • Shirley Poitier
    ❤with your whole heart #Daddysgirl
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad & Fonzie (twins towers)
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin in his Sunday best!❤
  • Shirley Poitier
    Grandpa ❤ Cheonte!!! #Alabama
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad and Edgar...he kept his eye out for Edgar... he loves him like a son too💙
  • Shirley Poitier
    Mr & Mrs. Jones... all the time is a good time for a vacation!❤❤
  • Shirley Poitier
    The Family photo...❤💛💙🤍
  • Shirley Poitier
    They are all 3 together again in heaven...Keshia, Aunt Willie Belle and Marvin #York
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad with his Sisters Aunt Willie Belle and Jewell and the kids... #NewYork
  • Shirley Poitier
    Grandpa and Poe...❤❤
  • Shirley Poitier
    The Jones Men
    ....Marvin, Grand daddy Leamon, Uncle Junior #keepingupwiththeJoneses
  • Shirley Poitier
    Mariah's 1st birthday with Pa Pa!
  • Shirley Poitier
    Vince telling Uncle Son he was like Mike (Jordan) #York
  • Shirley Poitier
    Soul brother...Cool cat! #Shaft
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin & Mary on Hawaiian Cruz
    #Aloha ❤❤
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin dressed up at work driving his new caddy! #ElDorado
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin & Sal Fazzino... he hired dad and taught him everything he knew... #favor
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin's crew before retirement
    Gary, Sal, Norman, Marvin, Bob, Sebastian and Renee. #HVACfinest
  • Shirley Poitier
    Marvin telling the crew ... "break is over... now get back to work "lol. (R to L) Marvin, Norman, Renee, Berry and Tony!
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad with his crew and boss Sal Fazzino...#SLAC
  • Shirley Poitier
    Batman & Robin =Dynamic Duo at SLAC #HVAC w/Norman Young
  • Shirley Poitier
    Wait a cotton picking minute...#Owassa #Alabama
  • Shirley Poitier
    Dad with the Secretary of State Dr. CONDOLEEZZA Rice....#connections
  • Shirley Poitier
    A young man to a wise man..
    Time and chance we all have!
  • nedra cox
    My heartfelt condolences to the family. I have wonderful memories of Deacon Jones. His smile and laugh was a bright spot in anyone's day. He was the first person me and my husband would see each Sunday. I was always greeted with a "Good morning...  more
  • James Cox
    I was Dec. Jones Pastor at the Olivet Church in Stockton for almost 10 years. Dec. Jones, as Chairman of our Dec. Board was a friend and a confidant to me. His wisdom was invaluable to me. I could always count on him to be present for anything that we...  more
  • Shirley Poitier
    Shirley Poitier added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Marvin Jones, Sr.: