Coach Lonnie Jones peacefully entered eternal rest September 13, 2019. He was 65. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Arlene; sons, Lonnie (Emily Gann),Loren (Ashley Parks) Jones; grandchildren, Lonnie, Kamden, and Morgan Jones. Son of Harriet and Charles Jones. Also survived by a host of brothers, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, other relatives, and friends. He served the children of the New Orleans Public School System for 22 years as a Health and Physical Education teacher and coach. Lonnie continued to practice his craft at Lutheran High School until his passing. He was employed by Walmart Neighborhood (Mandeville) where he was deeply loved and respected by all. All are invited to attend his Celebration of Life Service Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 315 Ridgelake Dr, Metairie, 12 noon. Visitation: 10 am. Interment: Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10 am. Affordable Funeral Home, in Lacombe is handling the arrangements.