Willie Bernard Jones, Jr., affectionately known as “Bee,” was born to Willie Bernard Jones, Sr., and Deborah Harvey on March 29, 1979, in Jacksonville, Florida. Willie lived and attended the local schools of Duval County, including Jean Ribault High School. Bee went on to further his education at Advanced Career Training (ACT), where he received his medical assistant certificate.
Willie was an incredibly fun and loving person who had a very infectious personality and smile. He loved his family and was a momma’s boy. Everywhere his mother went, he was there by her side. Bee loved to cook, dance, spend time with family, and have fun. He was employed at PAX Technology as a Technical Support Specialist.
On Friday, October 30, 2020, Willie was called into eternity to be with loved ones who had preceded him in death. He will be with his father, Willie Bernard Jones, Sr.; sister, Darlene Jones Whitty; and uncles, Louis Harvey, Jr., Larry Harvey, and Alphonso Harvey.
Left to cherish his memories are a loving and devoted family: his mother, Deborah (Melvin) Harvey; loving and devoted husband, Anturius Johnson; siblings, Bobby Harvey, Chantel Sykes, Melvina Sykes, Cathy (Chris) Jackson, Terry Cannon, Tina Jenkins, Andrea Green, Lareefer Jones, James (Melina) Green, and Jerald (Tanzania) Jones; 12 nephews including, Omarion Jones and Justin Givens, Jr; mother-in-law, Ann MJ Williams; father-in-law, Michael K Williams; father-in-law, Huey Young; mother-in-law, Alex Young; brother-inlaw, James Britton; brother-in-law, Huey Young Junior; brother-in-law, Hulio Young; sister-in-law, Latisha Young; sister-in-law, Shamika Young; sister-in-law, Latoya; 19 nieces and nephews; eight great-nieces; eight great-nephews; stepmother, Jessie Jones; grandmother, Aritha Johnson; special aunt, Yvonne H. (Kelly) Brunson; special cousins, Danishia Allen and James Gamble; best friends, Chester Jefferson and Donnie Bell; godchildren, Chester Jefferson, Jr., and Chelsea Jefferson; and a host of other relatives and numerous friends.
The funeral service for Willie Bernard Jones, Jr. "Bee" will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at the Philippian Community Church 7578 New Kings Road Jacksonville, FL 32219. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, November 6th, 2020 at the Funerals by T.S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234