Wallace ‘Wah Wah’ Jones Laid To Rest In Lexington

Wallace ‘Wah Wah’ Jones was laid to rest Friday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington.

Jones was a legendary football and basketball player in the late 1940’s.

He played at U.K. under Coaches Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant.

Jones won a gold medal with the 1948 Olympic Basketball team before going on to play professionally.

Jones died last weekend at the age of 88.

He was buried in Lexington Cemetery next to his wife Edna, who passed in 2003.

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