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Devin  Jones (Lansing)
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Obituary for Devin Jones (Lansing)

Devin JeVon Jones passed away Saturday, November 18. 2017. Age 19 years. He was born April 1, 1998, to the union of Don E. Jones Sr. and Jennifer Y. Jones.

Devin was very charismatic and had an outgoing spirit and a great love for his family. Whenever he walked into a room he was sure to greet you with a pinch to the cheeks, which he affectionately coined “juicing the cheeks”. Devin was a 2016 graduate from Waverly High School where he was a very active member in the Black Student Union as well as the Black Lives Matter student collective. He was currently employed at Chuck E. Cheese and Designer Shoe Warehouse; and was attending Lansing Community College where he was majoring in Marketing and Fashion Design. He was a creative soul and loved to sketch designs. Devin was an Entrepreneur and had begun launching his own Printing Company, where several of his graphic image designs had been accepted for production in San Francisco, California. He loved reading books on success and being a great man with purpose and a plan. Devin had the makings of an amazingly bright future.

From an early age, Devin had an immense passion for sports and received many awards and accolades from the Waverly Athletic Department and other sports teams around the Lansing community. He excelled in soccer and was remarkable on the field. Some of Devin’s many sports achievements include:

Member of Semi-professional CASL soccer team 2016-2017 2x Presidential Physical Fitness Award 2016, 2017 American Alliance Health Fitness Award 2016 2x Varsity Letter recipient for Soccer 2014-15, 2015-16 Waverly High School Basketball Most Valuable Offense 2014 Michigan Titans Junior Varsity Basketball championship 2011 CAYSA Basketball League Boys JV 1st place championship 2010-11 Kappa Express Junior Varsity football 1st place championship 2009 Mid-Michigan Pony League 1st place Baseball Championship 2009 Waverly Warriors Basketball 7-1 season 2008-09 Kappa Express Novice Football 1st place Championship 2008 Lansing Athletics 9-10 yr. Old Division Baseball Championship 2007 Kappa Express novice football 1st place championship 2007

Devin had a love for all things fashion. He could always be seen in the most dapper menswear and set many fashion trends that were his very own.

Devin leaves to cherish his many memories his parents, Jennifer and Don Jones Sr. of Lansing Michigan; brothers, Don (DeShaunda) Jones Jr., of Lansing Michigan, Dinnerson Jones, I of Phoenix, Arizona, Deteaise Jones I, of Surprise, Arizona, Deyeya (Jordan) Jones, Destin Jones and Dennison Jones II, all of Lansing Michigan; Sisters, DeSonya Jones and Jennifer Jones II of Southfield, Michigan; two special sets of God-Parents, Jimmy and Stella Muse and Alfred and Sandra Rogers; God-Brothers, Marlo and Darius Burton, Alfred Rogers; God-Sister, Serena Rogers; 10 aunts, 2 uncles, and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Devin is preceded in death by his sisters, Donnica Jones and Nielda Jones, two special aunts, Margo Perkins and Katrina Perkins.


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Family Hour

Friday

24

Nov

11:00 AM
Tabernacle of David Worship Center

2645 West Holmes Road
Lansing, Michigan 48911

Funeral Service

Friday

24

Nov

12:00 PM
Tabernacle of David Worship Center

2645 West Holmes Road
Lansing, Michigan 48911

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

5301 N. Michigan Road
Dimondale, Michigan 48821

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