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Alva M. Jones

11/19/1954 - 07/12/2021

Obituary For Alva M. Jones

Mrs. Alva M. Jones, 66, Phenix City, AL passed Monday, July 12, 2021 in Columbus, GA.

Mrs. Alva M. Jones was born to Evelyn Rose Lokey and the late Willie Lokey on November 19, 1954, in Columbus, Georgia. She received her primary and secondary education in Nashville, Tennessee and Phenix City, Alabama. She graduated from Central High School, Phenix City, Alabama in 1972. She was a proud graduate of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (Alabama A&M) with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education. She was a Special Education Teacher with the Russell County Board of Education until her retirement on September 30, 2011.

Alva was an active and faithful member of Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church where she served in various ministries such as Daughters of the Savior, Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, young adult ministries, missionary board, usher board, and choir member. She loved being the church photographer and social media (Facebook) manager until her illness in January 2019. She was also involved in The Golden Years Ministries at Nichols Chapel A.M.E. Church. Alva participated in the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life walks and Zumba classes at the Central Activities Center.

She was preceded in death by her father Willie Lokey, sister Tonja L. Hollis, and brother Kenneth W. Lokey.

Mrs. Jones leaves to cherish her memory: her husband of 40 years, Elvis Jones; daughter, Lakyra R. Jones of Phenix City, AL; son, Elvin J. Jones of Harrisburg, PA; mother, Evelyn R. Lokey of Phenix City, AL; one brother, Willie E. Lokey of Phenix City, AL; one grandson Aydan Jones of Phenix City, AL; niece, Dr. Sherika (Adrian) Derico of Phenix City, AL; great-niece Brittany R. Jones of Phenix City, AL; two great-nephews Rashawn A. Jones of Gardendale, AL and Adrian Derico II of Phenix City, AL; and one great-great nephew Jabari Wilborn, Jr. of Phenix City, AL. aunt, Carrie Paige of Chicago, IL; two uncles, Dr. Thomas (Gloria) Moffett of Columbus, GA, Arthur James (Dr. Cordelia) Moffett of Phenix City, AL; sisters-in-law, Janice (Samuel) Harper of Phenix City, AL, Glenda George of Columbus, GA, Beverly Jones of Atlanta, GA, Vernita (Richard) Abraham of Boca Raton, FL, Sundra Jones of Opelika, AL and Bernadean (Terrence) Dozier of West Palm Beach, FL; Christine Jones of Columbus, GA; brothers-in-law, Carlton (Lorene) Jones, Edwin (Katherine) Jones, both of Opelika, AL, David (Burnette) Jones, Kenneth (Teleisa) Jones, both of Phenix City, AL. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, students, friends, and extended family.

‘Well done, my good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ Matthew 25:21

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Sweet Moments
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Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
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Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
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