Melvin "Poppa" Jones , Jr., departed this life on Tuesday November 30, 2021, in Katy, Texas at the age of 70. A native of Algiers, LA and a resident of Belle Chasse, LA. Husband of the late Barbara Mosley Jones. Father of Matthew (Melissa) Jones, Natasha Mosley, Donna Knighton and the late Davon Mosley. Son of the late Melvin, Sr., and Eliza Felo Jones. Brother of Patricia Martin, Ethel Washington, Shirley Jackson, Claudell Williams, Shedrick Jones, Sr., and the late Maxine Cotton and Elenora Cosse. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family also Pastors, Officers, and Members of Philadelphia Christian Church, Second Baptist Church, Second Nazarene Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend Funeral Services on Saturday December 11, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Philadelphia Christian Church 3127 Gen. Meyer Ave. Algiers, LA. Rev. James Swatt, Jr.-Officiating. In accordance with the CDC guideline for COVID-19 all in attendance must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Visitation will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the above-named church until time of service. Interment in Eureka Cemetery Algiers, LA. Final Arrangements entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, LaPlace, LA 70068. For information 985-359-1919. “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission.”
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