John T. L. Jones IV Passes Away

Tullis Jones

John Tullis Ledbetter “Tullis” Jones IV, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Austin, Texas. He was 31 years old.

Jones was born October, 30, 1989, in Houston, Texas, the son of Johnny Jones III and Mia Edgar Jones.

Jones attended St. John's School and Episcopal High School in Houston, Texas, where he excelled in basketball and golf, and graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha (KA) fraternity.

After graduating from school, Tullis sold property and casualty insurance in Austin and Houston.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather and grandmother, Walmac Farm's John T.L. Jones Jr. and Janice Marie Jones, of Lexington, and his grandfather and grandmother Edgar, Charles Richard Edgar and Mary Ann Edgar, of Houston.

Survivors include his parents; his brother John Michiel Christian Jones; his aunts and uncles John and Pauline Edgar of Houston; Paula and Hutton Jones of Abilene, Texas; Paula and Levi Jones of Shawnee, Oklahoma; and Julie and Guy Mogge of Versailles, Kentucky; as well as cousins Hutton Jones, Payton Jones, Haley Winn, Helen Heffner,  Bryce Jones, Ellis Jones, and Guy David Mogge.

A memorial service for Jones will be held Thursday, May 27, at 3 p.m. at St Paul's United Methodist Church, Main Street, in Houston, with a celebration wake following from 4.30 p.m. until 6.30 p.m. at Armando's on Westheimer Road.  A memorial service in Kentucky will be held Wednesday June 2 at 4 p.m. at Walnut Hill Church, Walnut Hill Road in Lexington, with a celebration wake to follow at the church.

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