For those of you in the DC metro area, if you're wondering whether the funeral service has happened for Deoni Jones, the DC Trans Coalition issued an invitation Monday to join “community members, family, and friends at the bus stop at East Capitol and Sycamore Streets NE at 5:30 PM EST Tuesday, February 7, for a candlelight vigil in memory of Deoni Jones.
Her funeral service is planned for Saturday. According to Ashleys Mortuary Services and Latney Funeral Home:
JaParker Deoni Jones will lie en-state at the: Holy Christian Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday February 11th, 2012. Viewing time begins at 12:30 pm, with Funeral Services to follow beginning at 2:00 pm.
We ask that all visitors and friends please arrive early as early as 12:00 noon in order to receive seating and parking. We expect a very large crowd and Dignitaries from the city council, Metropolitan Police Department and other organizations. Interment will be private.