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Esther Walker Jones

Esther Walker Jones, American dietitian.

Background

  • Jones, Esther Walker was born on January 17, 1953 in Prentiss, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Julius Lee and Ora (Booker) Walker.

  • Education

    • Student, Mississippi State University, 1973. Bachelor of Science, Southern University, 1978. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1984.

    Career

    • Dietitian Mississippi Valley Food Company, Jackson, 1978-1979. Director food service Servomation Corporation, 1980. Consultant nutrition Crippled Children's Center, 1981-1982.

      Administrator food service Clinton (Mississippi) Public Schools, since 1980. Member clinton Vocational Advisory committee, since 1983, Mississippi Economic Council, Jackson, 1985-1986. Chair Jackson Business League, since 1985.

      Consultant Wooden Spoon Catering, Jackson, since 1985.

    Politics

    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

    Membership

    Board directors Jackson Concerned Citizens, since 1984. Member Hinds County Democratic Committee, 1985. Member Private Industry Council, Jackson, since 1985.

    Member Mississippi School Foodservice Association (chair since 1985, executive board), Association School Business Officials, American School Foodservice Association, Mississippi Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association Clubs: Jaquar, Pinew Woods (Jackson).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, travel, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Alonzo S. Jones, May 28, 1972 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Andre Lamond.
    • father: Julius Lee Walker
    • mother: Ora (Booker) Walker
    • spouse: Alonzo S. Jones
    • child: Andre Lamond Jones
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    Born January 17, 1953
    (age 64)
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