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Casey Jean Jones


August 19, 2022

Casey Jean Jones

October 12, 2002 ~ August 13, 2022 (age 19)

Casey "Nezzy" Jean Jones, age 19, of the Bear Clan, and Bemidji, MN, journeyed to the spirit world on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Bemidji, MN. Casey was born on October 12, 2002, in Bemidji, MN the daughter of Rikki Taylor and Robert Jones, Sr.

Nezzy loved music, making new friends, social media and Facebook. She enjoyed drawing, playing basketball and videogames. Nezzy's sense of humor was amazing, and she could make anyone feel good. She was emotionally strong, her "broad shoulders" carried the weight of the world. Nezzy loved her dad, and always looked up to him. She was always doing her little sister's makeup; she was good with the kids. Nezzy loved her family, especially her sister Chloe, whom she missed terribly. Nezzy will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Those greeting Nezzy in the spirit world are her sister, Chloe Richards; grandparents, Robert Brown, Veronica Jones, Eunice Taylor; uncle, Charles Taylor and numerous other uncles; aunt, Dawna Jones; and great-grandma, Eleanor Granle.

Those left behind to cherish Nezzy's memory are her mom, Rikki Taylor; dad, Robert (Winona) Jones, Sr .; adopted mom, Cindy Richards; brothers, Bobby Jones, Jr., Marias Rodriguez, Demarcus Jones; sister, Mariana Jones; adopted sister, Taylor Richards; adopted aunts, Sherri, Sue, and Terrie; cousin, Jazzy Jones; aunties, Liz Jones, Diana Jones, Tonya Jones, Roxy Jones; numerous other family members and friends.

A Two-night wake for Nezzy will begin on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. and continue until her Thursday, August 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m. service, all to be held at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN. Spiritual Advisor is Jason Hart. Those helping to lay Nezzy to rest will be Liz Jones, Dwight Jones, Bryan Adams, Dan Jones, Scott Kellar, Robbie Cournoyer, with Michael Cappalot and Blocc Jonson as alternates. Honorary pallbearers are Rachel Defoe, all her family and friends. Interment will be in Jones/LaRose Cemetery, Cass Lake, MN.

Nezzy's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at




August 23, 2022

6:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Building, Chippewa

Traditional American Indian Service


August 25, 2022

10:00 AM

Veterans Memorial Building, Chippewa


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