James Harvey Jones

Powhatan Community Cemetery

        James Harvey "Jimmy" Jones 69, of Powhatan, died July 13, 2009. He was the son of the late Benjamin H. Jones and Cassie G. Thomas.

        He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Barnett Jones; four daughters and their husbands, Sandra and Maurice Cavazos, Rhonda and Mike VanDenburgh, Michelle and Robert Stinnett, Paige and Arthur Griggs; three siblings and their spouses, Carolyn and Marion Bartlett, Allen and Betty Jones, Brenda and John Kirby; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, Vanessa Albanase and Karin Peters, whom he thought of as his daughters.

        Jimmy joined the Richmond Police Department in February 1961, where he rose to the rank of detective in the homicide division, retiring December 1996 after 26 years with the force.

        The family will receive friends today (Wednesday) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy. (Rte 60), Powhatan, and where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Powhatan Community cemetery.

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