Darrell Lynn Jones was born September 13, 1961 to Jesse and Bobbie Jones in Austin Texas. He departed this life September 27, 2019. Darrell lived a full and kindred spirit-filled life. He attended the Austin Independent School District.
As it is written, Proverbs 22:6 "train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it". Darrell began his Christian journey at memorial Baptist Church and his final fellowship was with East Nineteenth Street Baptist Church under the pastorship of Rev. M. C. Walker, Sr.
During his illness, he found solace and comfort through the many offerings of personal prayers, which lifted his faith and resolutions to be with his Heavenly Father . . . "Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world", Matthew 28:20.
Darrell Lynn was a comedian and prankster in his own right His witty thinking and uncanny thoughts would often leave you comtemplating and laughing unbelievably whether the joke was about you or the other person. As a young child, Darrell participated in athletics (basketball, baseball, and football) through high school. He enjoyed playing dominoes and talking noise.
During the span of his life, Darrell was employed with the Austin State Hospital, Enterprise Rental Cars, Boyton Delivery Company, and Long Star Bingo. Growing up in the country as a child, Darrell Lynn was passionate and found therapeutic peace in the land and horses. Dani and KeKe, his horses, gave him his peace. He was a member of several trail riding clubs (Piney Creek and Strait Kountry Trail Riding).
As stated by many, Darrell Lynn was a remarkable man. His upbringing was evident as he had an ardent and exhibited the utmost respect towards his elders. Darrell Lynn never met a stranger. His mother was the pride and joy of his life. It was obvious through his m any acts of love towards her, she was truly a steady, strong and beautiful part of h is life. Surely, Darrell Lynn would want her to remember, "Momma, you never ceased to amaze me with the constancy of your giving, the unselfishness of your heart, and the reassurance of your smile". Unbeknownst to his mother, Darrell Lynn took the liberty of opening her house to many family and friends. He understood the importance of family and was all willing to help out where needed.
Darrell Lynn was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Jones, brothers, Dwight Capree Jones and Thomas Gabriel Phillips and his precious grandmother Mae Jewel Lightner. Darrell leaves in loving memory: his beloved mother, Bobbie Jean Jones; daughter Katrina Shanil Jones; brothers, Michael Carter, Danny Carter, and Andre Wyatt; sisters, Cassandra Jones-Goldwire (Kenny), Danielle Wyatt (Tim), Vanessa Faulkner, and Evelyn Jones, all of Austin, Texas. He was blessed with three beautiful grandchildren, Kaylan Jones, Trinity Jones, Chase Darrellyn Jones; a lifelong friend, Theodora (BaBa) Dean; and honorably mentioned, his brother in Christ, Robert Tasby, along with a host of relatives, extended family members and friends.
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