Passing of One of East Orange Clergy Association Pioneers

Rev. Dr. Arthur S. Jones
(August 8, 1923 - August 17, 2010)

With regret we announce the passing of the Reverend Dr. Arthur Samuel Jones, Retired Pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, on Tuesday, August 17, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mrs. Erma K. Jones and sons, Arthur and Joseph Jones. Rev. Dr. Jones' ministry as a pastor spanned over 50 years. He was living in Richmond, VA at the time of his death.

He was a former pastor of St. Marks A.M.E.Church, 587 Springdale Avenue, East Orange, NJ, and one of the orginal co-founders of the modern day East Orange Clergy Association.

He is survived by his wife, Erma Jones; two sons, Arthur L. and Joseph Jones; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; one sister-in-law, Eula Thomas; and other relatives and friends.

Online condolences can be made at

Mailed condolences:

Mrs. Erma Jones
1311 Tannery Circle
Midlothian, VA 23113

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