Psychiatrist Dennis Tyson Jones dies

April 29, 1991

Services for Dr. Dennis Tyson Jones, a Baltimore psychiatrist and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mount View Cemetery in West Friendship, Howard County.

Dr. Jones, who practiced psychiatry in Baltimore for 30 years and served as a consultant to hospitals, businesses and government agencies, died of cancer Friday at his Ruxton home. He was 62.

Born in Wilson, N.C., he graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem in 1950. He continued his studies at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest and graduated with honors in 1953.

After an internship at the old Baltimore City Hospitals, he worked asan assistant resident at University Hospital from 1954 to 1956. He then became a research fellow for Dr. Enoch Callaway, a Baltimore psychiatrist.

Dr. Jones, who eventually specialized in forensics and adolescent psychiatry, served with the U.S. Army after finishing his residency in 1958. He was stationed in Germany for two years, serving as psychiatrist first for the 4th Armored Division and then the U.S.A. Hospital in Bad Constadt.

When he came home in 1960, Dr. Jones opened a private practice in Baltimore and Towson. He also served as a consultant to the Social Security Administration, Bethlehem Steel Corp., General Motors Corp., and as a medical officer for what is now the Baltimore Circuit Court.

In 1972, Dr. Jones joined the Hopkins faculty and was an assistant professor until his death.

He enjoyed photography and was a member of many professional organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, the Maryland Psychiatric Association and the Maryland Association of Private Practicing Psychiatrists.

His marriage of 12 years to Yvonne Madeline Williamson ended in divorce.

Surviving, in addition to his former wife, are two children, Anne Marie Caldwell of Jasper, Tenn., and Charles Bradford Jones of Towson. He also is survived by his friend and companion of 20 years, Maryl Elizabeth Streaker.

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