Funeral services planned for NC Congressman Walter Jones


FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr., R-N.C. poses for a portrait in his office on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Jones, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken Republican critic of the war, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, his […]

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WAVY) — Funeral services are set for North Carolina Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3), who passed away Sunday on his 76th birthday.

His death came after he had been put in hospice care last month. 

Jones will lie in repose at St. Peter Catholic Church in Greenville on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Vewing times are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

His funeral will also be held at St. Peter Catholic Church. His service begins at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14.  A private internment will follow the funeral. 

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