Jannie Regina Jones, “Mama J,” – entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the age of 86. A native of New Orleans, LA, Jannie was a graduate of Booker T. Washington Senior High School. At a time, she relocated to Los Angeles, CA, but soon returned home to her beloved New Orleans, where she became the head custodian at her former high school. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Nais Lewis, Debra, Jerome, and Gwendolyn Brown and Charles McThomas Sr.; siblings, Alice Munro, Richard Jones, and Berniece Mims; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jannie is preceded in death by her parents, Frank Sr. and Henrietta Jones; siblings, Frank Jr. and Geraldine (Frankie-Mae) Jones; children, Gerald Jones Sr. and Carolynn Brown; and grandchildren, Josef Brown and Alexander Hall. The Homegoing Celebration honoring the life of Jannie Jones will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:00AM at Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, 5600 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA.
Following interment, the family will host a repast at 8726 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.