Memorial donations may be made payable to the family in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Missouri 63385
Herman “Hound” Ulysses Jones was born to Jesse Willis Jones and Mamie Marina Morton and whom preceded him in death.
Married to Bertie Katherine Blanks July 29, 1978. Herman Jones worked at Christy Minerals for 37 years until his retirement.
Herman “Hound” Jones loved to spend quality time with his family and friend, listening to music enjoying a nice meal and the conversations he had with everyone. He loved to go fishing, hunting with guys and especially his grandkids and nephews. He loved to past time by playing softball, having card games, he especially loved playing poker with the guys. Watching football, baseball, and his western movies were a must and you better not block the tv or try to change the channel, or you would get a few choice, (but loving) words.
He was a very charismatic, genuine, loyal, dedicated, hardworking, non-judgmental, laid back, most humble person that always had a smile on his face every time you came into his presence. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for his family and friends, if you were in need, whether it be, a place to sleep, a mechanic, a teacher, a confidant, a lover, an encourager, a leader, a supporter and a protecter, he gave it freely and humbly as he could without hesitation. He loved his wife, his children, grand and great grandchildren, his siblings, nieces, nephews & friends with all his being. Those that came to know him was truly blessed with his humble spirit; even on his first vacation to Alaska, he managed to make friends there and leave his mark on those he met there.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 children Darlion and Temona Jones. 2 brothers Howard and Dale Jones. 2 sisters Rovella “Puddin” and Violet Jones. 6 grandchildren Kyrie Smith, Mohogany, Neveah, Mahalia & Kareem Dowdy, and DeVante` Ware. 1 great grandson Kareem Garrison.
He leaves to cherish his loving wife Bertie Jones. 8 children; Taketha Brandt, Lorrie Blanks, (Corey Hill) Heather Smith, (Terrance), Kawnisha Whitehead (Roland), Semona Jones (Calvin Smith) Remona Jones, and Jada Hunter.
4 brothers Melvin (Wilma) Jones, Calvin (Cindy) Jones, Rocky (Carol) Jones, and Tony Jones. 4 sisters, Vivian Higgins (Gary), Regina Gibson, Robin Jones, and Donna (Harry Bryan).
13 grandchildren, Kayla Johnson, Chelsey Edwards, Jodicee Hill, Janee (Kaleb Garrison), Jacole Hill, Emajahnai Hunter, Denzel Stinson, Hakeem Dowdy, Helena Whitehead, Carleon Jones, Jazziaunna & Tremont Bankhead, Prince-Calvin Smith. 8 great grandchildren Tristin Johnson, Kadein Johnson, Raelyn Hill, Bailey Hill, Hayden Hill, Dallas James, Khyrene Garrison, Damir Hunter.
Special children Antywan Mayfield, Melvonde Jones, Brandon Bishop, Rhonda Bishop, Cornelius Blanks, Terrill Cotton, Rodney Jones, Arnold Jones, Donald Jones, Jermel Higgins, and Halesha Bradshaw and a
host of brother & sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.