January 2, 1948 - January 20, 2021
Mr. Henry Thea Jones entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Bon Secours - Southside Medical Center, Petersburg, Virginia. He was born January 2, 1948 in Disputanta, Virginia to the late Charlie Jones and Nannie Atkins. Henry was a loving, devoted son, father and grandfather. As a young man, he resided in Cincinnati, Ohio. He lived there for a number of years and worked for the Cadillac Company until its closing, then returned back to Virginia to live. He excelled as a carpenter by trade and building things brought him joy until his health declined. Henry was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Jones; step-father, Timothy Adkins; brother, Samuel Y. Jones and seven aunts and six uncles. Henry leaves to cherish his spirit and memories his loving and devoted mother, Nannie Atkins; three sons, Lawrence Pettaway of Virginia; Andre' T. Jones (Venetta) of Ohio and Jonathan C. Neal (Natalie) of Ohio; three daughters, Brenda Drew (Arthur) of Virginia; Tiffany L. Walker of Ohio and Tarshay Cosely (Melvin) of Maryland; devoted sister, Iola Morton; brother, Barby Jones (Ruby); twenty grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a very devoted long-time companion, Ann Scott; devoted friends, Timothy Jones, Melvin Burney, Charlie Taylor, Herman Reese, Jr., Walter Raines, and Alphonzo Taylor; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held 12 Noon, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Tucker and Fisher Celebration of Life Chapel, 415 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA, with Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Reid, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Disputanta, VA officiating. He will be laid to rest at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA. Due to CDC Guildelines seating will be limited to 30 people. The service will be live streamed. Public Viewing will be Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 12 P.M. - 8 P.M. A facial covering and social distancing will be required if while attending all viewings and services.
Mr. Henry Thea Jones entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Bon Secours - Southside Medical Center, Petersburg, Virginia. He was born January 2, 1948 in Disputanta, Virginia to the late Charlie Jones and Nannie Atkins. Henry... View Obituary & Service Information
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