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Alice Handle Jones Obituary
HAMPTON - Alice Handle Jones, 91, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Born in Phoebus, she was a lifelong Hampton resident and member of Parkview United Methodist Church. She worked as a decorator for Bert's Flower Shop, and enjoyed crabbing, fishing, boating, and anything having to do with the water. In her younger years, she had been an avid bowler and Bingo enthusiast, as well as a Red Cross Volunteer. She was very crafty and was a wonderful gardener. Preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Henry R. Jones, Jr.; survivors include her children, Pearl E. Drake of Pulaski, VA, Sammie L. Duhe of Metaire, LA, Margaret L. Harbeck of Yorktown, Henry R. Jones, III, Terry W. Jones, and Jerry R. Jones all of Hampton; and her greatest passion, her twelve grandchildren and twenty six great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank her Riverside PACE family where she has been very active since January 2010, especially Dr. Evans, Dr. Petitjean, Susan Thomas, RN, Chaplain Will, physical therapist Joan, along with all of the other wonderful staff members who have lovingly cared for our mother. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 PM onSaturday, February 23, 2013 in the R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home chapel by Chaplain Will Lowrance. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the , 11835 Canon Blvd., Ste. 102A, Newport News, VA 23606 or Parkview United Methodist Church, 912 Briarfield Road, Newport News, VA 23605.
Published in Daily Press on Feb. 21, 2013
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