Kevin Darnell Jones, 34, departed this life on Saturday, October 6, 2012 in Sumter County. Born in Sumter County on November 2, 1977, he was the son of Esau Billie and Minnie L. Billie (Larry). Suddenly there shined all around him a light from heaven, Kevin smiled and answered this call as many others have done. He went from this life to glory. Kevin attended the public schools of Sumter County.
He leaves to cherish fun loving memories: his mother, Minnie L. Billie (Larry) of Sumter; his father, Esau Billie of Thomasville, N. C.; step father, Stanley Kinder of Sumter; one son, Kaveonntia Jones of Sumter; one daughter, Amayo Brown of Myrtle Beach; one step son, Nizavian Bratton of Sumter; a special friend, Satara Sharper of Sumter; two sisters, Renee Billie and Santna Billie of Sumter; four brothers, Lamar E. Billie, James L. Billie and Steven Jones, all of Sumter, Sergio Bowman of Summerton; one grand aunt, Bessie M. McKnight of Thomasville, N. C.; one grand uncle, Dan Wells, Jr. of Alcolu; one god mother, Diane Kelly of Alcolu; a special aunt, Ruth Ann McFadden of Sumter; a host of special aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grand parents, Neal and Thelma Jones, and an uncle, Charles Jones.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 p. m., Saturday, October 13, 2012 from the Westminister Presbyterian Church USA, 9124 Plowden Mill Road, Manning, with Pastor Gloria Williams, pastor, eulogist.
The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Renee Billie 16 Sims Street, Sumter.
The procession will leave from the home of his sister at 2:15 p. m.
Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be family and friends.
Burial will be in the Wells Cemetery, Plowden Mill Road, Sumter.