Larry Jones was born in Perquimans County in Hertford, NC on October 13, 1954 to Theresa Mae Lawrence and the late Thomas Chadwick Jones. he peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
He completed High School and received his college education while serving in the United States Army. In 1971, he joined the United States Army where he served during the Vietnam War, as a US Army Specialist 4 Pay Grade E-4 while stationed in Korea as an Army Medical Corpsman. he received the National Defense Service and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals. Larry was discharged with a Character of Service Honorable with a re-enlistment code of RE-1.
Prior to going to the military, Larry worked for Merrill Lynch, Veterans Administration and the Department of Social Services. Larry enjoyed listening to music, going to Atlantic City, Broadway Shows, Ballets, movies and attending historic sites with his family. he never complained and always had a positive, mental attitude on life.
Larry leaves to cherish his precious memories: his mother, Theresa Mae Lawrence; two sisters, Gladys Chong (Bernard, Sr.) and Theresa Walker (Dwayne) his daughter, Dedosha Martin ( Duane, Sr.) and her mother, Charlene Brown; his four grandchildren, Devante Beckham, Tashawn brown, Duane Martin, Jr. and Treymane Martin; great-grandson, Mason Cole Beckham; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; many relatives and friends.
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