City names street after Southern Heritage Classic founder Fred Jones Jr.

By Updated: September 10, 2019 1:55 AM CT | Published: September 09, 2019 2:35 PM CT
<strong>Fred Jones and his family gather beneath the new Fred Jones Way street sign as it is unveiled during a press conference honoring Jones and the Southern Heritage Classic.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special To The Daily Memphian)

Fred Jones and his family gather beneath the new Fred Jones Way street sign as it is unveiled during a press conference honoring Jones and the Southern Heritage Classic. (Houston Cofield/Special To The Daily Memphian)

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry covers Hickory Hill, Orange Mound, South Memphis and Whitehaven for The Daily Memphian. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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