Christopher Ryan Meeks-Jones, 26, of Fort Knox, Ky., formerly of El Dorado, died Feb. 22, 2013 at Fort Knox.

Born in El Dorado on Sept.12, 1986, he was the son of Janet Meeks and Benny Jones. He attended elementary in El Dorado. He enlisted in the  U.S. Air Force and later the U.S. Army. He was a member of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Krista; grandparents, Queen Mitchell and Lonnie Mitchell.

Survivors include his sons, Travant Meeks-Jones and Lykaiso Meeks-Jones of Fort Knox; his mother, Janet Meeks of Hampton, Va.; father, Benny Jones of Little Rock; brothers, Tony Jones and Christopher Blackmon, both of Little Rock, Brandon Jones, of Atlanta, and Jermaine Singleton, of Bernice, La.; sisters, Kydra Meeks-Jones of Hampton, Va., Gina Calloway and Tina Harris, both of Little Rock, and April Henderson of El Dorado; and grandparents, Albertine “Dolly” Meeks  and Vernon A. Meeks Sr. of El Dorado.

Viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Andrews Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at Greater Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church will the Rev. Neal Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow at Lott Burgy Cemetery under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home.

Published: 03/02/2013