Jewel Jones Taylor

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Ms. Jewel Jones Taylor, age 85 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Born Wednesday, February 6, 1935 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was a retired private sitter. She was an avid LSU and Saints fan and an artist.

Ms. Taylor was preceded in death by her parents, Judge and Martha Hancock Jones; siblings, W.S. “Dick” Jones, J.E. “Roy” Jones, Lillie Mae Maxwell, Eunice Sandifer and her twin, Jerrell Jones.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Cecile Taylor; special sister-in-law, Evie Sue Jones; special nephew, Lavelle Bartley and her special niece, Betty Burnsworth, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Southern Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Evans officiating. Interment followed in Jones Cemetery, in Winnfield.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again on Sunday from 1:00 PM until time of services.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Darrell Grant, Brandon Hawkins, Eric Jones, Clint Jones, Caleb Chesney and Dalton Bartley. Honorary pallbearers were Lavelle Bartley, William Jones and Lee Roy Jones.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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