William Jason Jones, 32, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018, at his home in Nesbit, MS. Jason was a brilliant academic, a devoted husband, and a caring friend. He was a valued member of the University of Mississippi Writing Project, a professor at Northwest Community College, and head of the NWCC writing center. He made a difference in the lives of countless students and colleagues. Jason is survived by his wife, Pamela Price; his sister, Leigh Anne Eaton (Kenny); his nieces Shelby Eaton, Kassidy Eaton, and Sarah Eaton; his aunt, Brenda Grayson (Buddy). Jason was preceded in death by his mother, Glenda Higginbotham.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Tisdale-Lann Memorial in Nettleton is assisting the family with arrangements. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home - Nettleton. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you give to the William Jason Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund. Checks may be made out to the UM Foundation and mailed to 406 University Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655 or umfoundation.com/makeagift.