Passing of the Honorable Theodore T. Jones
Dear MBBA Members and Supporters:
It is with profound sadness that we must bring you the unfortunate news of the passing of the Honorable Theodore T. Jones earlier this week. Judge Jones was such an instrumental part of our legal community and the MBBA family – great legal mind, exemplary jurist and attorney, wonderful friend, mentor and supporter to many. He will be truly missed. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Attached is a press release that will be issued today. Services are as follows:
The wake is to be held on Thursday November 15, 2012 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 212 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11216 and their telephone number is (718) 388-3900. The funeral will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00am and will aslo be held at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.
A Memorial Fund has been established at St. John’s Law School in honor of Judge Jones. His family asked that contributions to the Fund be considered in lieu of flowers. Donations can be sent to:
The Judge Theodore Jones, Jr. Memorial Fund
St. John’s School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11429
Donations to the fund will also be accepted online at St. John’s Law School’s website in the near future.
Nadine and Judge Yearwood
R. Nadine Fontaine, President
Hon. Alvin M. Yearwood, Chair of the Board