Marlon Dana Jones

Marlon Dana Jones passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013.

Marlon was born on March 3, 1955 in Washington, D.C. to Naomi Jones, where he was raised. He attended military school and then went on to attend Lincoln University on a basketball scholarship. An injury to his leg prevented him from completing college basketball. He then attended the Computer Learning Center, finishing in the top 5% of his class. He went on to join the IT profession in which he worked for 17 years. He coached basketball for the YMCA, the SOCO League (The Southern Colorado League), and Doherty High School. He was a mentor to many young men.

In 1992 while working in the IT field for MCI, he was transferred to Colorado Springs, where he met and married Linda Dennis in 1997.

He is survived by his wife Linda; mother Naomi Jones; brother Anthony Jones; and sister Tawanna Hinton; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Vernice Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel.

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