Manie Lillian Jones

Published 10:56 am Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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Manie Lillian Jones, 62 of Drakes Branch, passed away on Jan. 27, in Lynchburg. She was the daughter of the late Leroy Brooks Sr. and Bertha Banks Brooks.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Rita Lee and Leslie Ontre’; two brothers, Edward Leroy Jr. and George Carl Brooks and two brothers-in-law, George and Troy Prophet.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 45 years, Ronald Jones Sr.; two sons, Ronald W. Jones Jr. of Crewe and Marcus Antonio Jones of the home; one step-daughter, Angie Kirby of South Boston; four grandchildren; six sisters, Mary Frances Crawley of Washington, D.C., Gracie Thompson of Drakes Branch, Mattie Oliver (Willie) of Chase City, Margaret Walker and Joyce Parker (Mills), both of Keysville, and Sandra Brooks of Saxe; two brothers, Larry Brooks Sr. of Washington D.C. and Arthur Mosley of Richmond; four brothers-in-law, Arnold Jones of Keysville, Bonnie Prophet (Sarah) of Drakes Branch, Lyndon Prophet of Saxe and Roger Prophet of Clarksville; three sisters-in-law, Sarah Henry (Greg) of Clover, Annie Prophet-Palmer (Donald) of Scottsville, Georgia and Elizabeth Prophet of Keysville; two aunts, Alice Novella Brooks of Keysville and Sally Morgan of New Jersey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m., at Mossingford Baptist Church Cemetery in Saxe. Public viewing will begin on Thursday, Feb. 3, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel in Charlotte Court House. Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home of Charlotte Court House.