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Gary Wayne Jones, Sr.

May 11, 1957 — February 28, 2024

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Gary Wayne Jones, Sr., 66, of Courtland, MS, passed away Wednesday February 28, 2024 at Panola Medical Center in Batesville. 

The funeral service will be held Saturday March 2, 2024 at 3pm in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 2pm. Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery. 

Gary was born May 11, 1957 in Batesville, MS to the late Donald William Jones and Jimmie Lynn Locke Jones. A U.S. Navy Veteran, Gary was a retired riverboat deckhand and was currently employed as a security officer with Thermos in Batesville. 

The family he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife, Marilyn Daniel; three children, Gary Jones, Jr. (Kate), of Batesville, MS, Kimberly Veneman (Joe), of Ohio, and Nikki Waterman, of Lousiana; three step-children, Mitch Daniel, of Batesville, MS, Mark Daniel (Jennifer), of Coldwater, MS, and Matt Daniel (Ashley), of Batesville, MS; three sisters, Sara Atkinson (David), of Pope, MS, Cyndi Millner, of Batesville, MS, and Pamela Walker (Alan), of Ponotoc, MS; as well as fifteen grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his step-son, Mike Daniel. 

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Visitation

Saturday, March 2, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, March 2, 2024

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Interment

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Cemetery

U.S. 51, Batesville, MS

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