Retired Amory officer dies from injuries

town_amory_greenBy Ray Van Dusen

Monroe Journal

AMORY – Retired Amory Police Department officer Billy Jones, 63, died Sunday at 4:13 a.m. from complications from an accident that occurred April 10.

According to Monroe County coroner Alan Gurley, Jones was riding his bicycle near his home when he was accidentally hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Hill Street and Hatley Road at 4:50 p.m.

Jones was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center, where he passed away 10 days later from complications from the accident, according to Gurley.

Jones served on the APD for 25 years.

Funeral services are planned for Wednesday at New Vision Worship Center in Nettleton.

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