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Terry D. Jones


December 30, 2021

Terry D. Jones

January 14, 1964 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 57)

Terry Dean Jones, Makwa – "Bear Clan", age 57, of Ponemah, MN, journeyed to the spirit world on Thursday, December 23, 2021.

Terry was born on January 14, 1964, to Julia (Goose) and Fredrick Jones, Sr. Terry worked at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls throughout his life. He enjoyed going to the casino and playing scratch offs. He loved to sing and enjoyed listening to country, pow wow music and classic rock. Terry was a good storyteller, known for his crazy jokes and many called him the "The Jokester". Above all, Terry loved to hang out with his family, grandchildren and friends and would visit them every chance he got.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children: Torey (Lenny) Jones, Trevor Jones, Tawnee Jones, Hinton Jones, Teandra Jones and special daughter, Felicia Cloud; grandchildren: Tyrisah Smith, Shailese Smith, Phillip "Deuce" Smith, Jr, Eric Neadeau III, Delsin Martin Jones, Shine Strong, Jerin Neadeau, Tinzleigh Jourdain, Elsa Neadeau., Torey Jones, Jr. and Dayton Lussier, Jr.; brothers: Fred (Roberta) Jones, Myron (Pearl) Jones, Sr., Ronald Jones; sisters: Jessie Jones, Vickie Jones and Sharon Jones; as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many special friends.

Terry entered the spirit world and is joined by his parents: Fredrick Jones, Sr. and Julia Gertrude Jones; maternal grandparents: Paul Goose and Julia Black; paternal grandparents: William Jones and Mary Downwind; brothers: Byron, Cornelius and Edwin Jones; sister, Darlene Jones; grandson, Travion Lee Martin-Jones; his special friend, Lisa Marie Cook as well as numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.

The wake will begin at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, January, 2, 2022 at the Ponemah Boys and Girls Club and continue until the service on Monday, January 3, 2022. The spiritual leader will be Zac Earley.

Active casketbearers will be: Torey Hinton, Roland Lussier, Lloyd Donnell, Robert Fineday, Dwight Greenleaf, Michael Jones, Martin Raincloud. Alternates will be Myron Jones, Jr. and Tyrone Dow.

Honorary casketbearers will be: Tawnee Jones, Teandra Jones, Felicia Cloud, Robin Jones, Freida Greenleaf, Shantell Jones, Janelle Jones, Miranda Kingbird, Jackie Whitefeather, Georgianna Whitefeather, Martin Whitefeather, Berta Lussier, Cindy Lussier, Darwin Lussier, Devonna Jourdain, William Spears, Earl Raincloud, Jeffrey Iceman, Wayne Johnson, Phillip Fineday, Jr., Daniel Perkins, Dell Perkins, Aaron Jones, Arnold Maxwell and Greg Maxwell.

The burial will be at the Ponemah Family Burial Grounds.


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