Harry Wade Jones transitioned on March 30, 2013, surrounded by his loving wife, Stella Pinkney Jones, M.D. and his children, Brigette Jones-McGeathy, D.D.S., Kali C. Jones of Washington, D.C., Shaunna D. Jones and Harry Wade-Pinkney Jones, both of New York. Son of the late Albert Sr. & Mary Jones, he is the brother of Albert Jones, Jr. of Houston, Texas Irene Rawls of Galveston, Texas and the late Bronson Jones and Dolores Thibodeaux. Brother-in-law of Joann Jones, Isaac & Carlean Pinkney, Dorothy Davis, Bill & Margaret Stroud, and Lester Pinkney, all of Houston, Texas; Stanley & Jackie Pinkney of Englewood, California; Michael & Tonda Pinkney of West Palm Beach. Son-in-law of the late Isaac Sr. & Mamie Pinkney. Father-in-law of Norman McGeathy, III, D.D.S. Also, "Grandee" will be well-remembered by his three beautiful grand-daughters, Lea, Madison and Megan McGeathy. Born in Galveston, Texas, Harry maintained residences in Houston and New Orleans with an active career in real estate appraisal; finally, moving permanently to New Orleans in 1983. He was an active member of the New Orleans community and a lover of arts, working with his wife at their St. Charles Avenue art gallery, Stella Jones Gallery. He was a long-time member of St. Maria Goretti Church in New Orleans East. Relatives & Friends of the Family are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1 P.M., at the Rhodes Chapel at 3933 Washington Ave., New Orleans. No Wake: Friends may visit after 9am on Wednesday @ Rhodes on Washington until Service Time.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to: United Negro College Fund - Harry and Stella Jones & John and Anna Rita Scott Scholarship Fund, 1100 Poydras St. Entergy Centre Suite 1400, New Orleans, LA 70163; or Harry Wade & Stella Pinkney Jones Family Fund at Greater New Orleans Foundation, 1055 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130.
Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guestbook.