Benjamin Edward Jones the youngest of three children, was born on November 12, 1935 to Nathaniel Jones Sr. and Earsula (Redwood) Jones in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. In August of 1965, he was ask to serve as the Pastor of Zion Elect Church of God in Christ in San Bernardino Ca.. Being a man of faith, he would walk up and down the street of Muscoy California, where his church was and pray for the city, community and the leaders. The Lord brought many individuals back and transformed their lives.
Benjamin Jones was greatly involved in many activities in the community, a 12 step Drug and Alcohol program for community residents, feeding the hungry and providing Christmas toys for the less fortunate He was a member of the police clergy and did ride-along with the San Bernardino Police department in San Bernardino,. Additionally he worked with many Social Services organizations to help the community in Muscoy. He loved people with his whole heart and dedicated his life to helping the less fortunate which extended not only from San Bernardino but also to San Diego, Hemet, Oceanside, Los Angeles, Utah, Idaho, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mexico.