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Deacon Alex Jones Jr., who led dozens of his former congregants into Catholic Church, dies at 75

DETROIT — Deacon Alex Jones Jr., the former Pentecostal preacher whose dramatic conversion in the late 1990s led dozens of his Detroit-based congregation into the Catholic Church, died Jan. 14 at the age of 75. Described by some as a “giant in evangelization,” Deacon Jones spent the better part of 25 years as a preacher…