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Elijah John Jones

November 12, 1957 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 63)

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Elijah John Jones, 63, of Aberdeen, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A public viewing will be held Monday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to noon at Full Gospel Holiness Church in Aberdeen. Masks are required. The family will later hold a private ceremony.

Elijah is survived by two daughters, Juantine “Dee” Murchison, and Tiffany Kearns (Kimbel Sr.); four grandchildren, Kwamesha Peterkin, Destiny Terry, Janiya Peterkin and Kimbel “Arnaz” Kearns Jr.; great-granddaughter, Mia Peterkin; six sisters, Essie Jones Ray, Mary Jones, Frances Gregory (Junior), Brenda Simmons, Linda Martin (Larry), and Deborah Horton; two brothers, his twin, James Jones (Elaine), and Robert Jones; nephew and niece, Rickey Jones and Priscilla Wike (Charlie), who were raised in the home.

Nelson Funeral Home of Rockingham is assisting the family.

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October 25, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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