FT. BARNWELL - Mildred J. Jones passed away Friday, May 24, 2013 at Ayden Court. She was born in Jones County on Oct. 30, 1936 to the late Lloyd and Ethel Jones. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and a member of Ft. Barnwell Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Melvin "Mutt" Jones. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Ft. Barnwell Baptist Church with the funeral services to be held at 4 p.m. with Rev. Reese Blanchett officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Survivors include her daughter, Connie Jones Kilpatrick and husband, Jack, of Ft. Barnwell; her son, Sim Jones and wife, Mamie, of Greenville; her grandchildren, John and Joshua Kilpatrick of Ft. Barnwell, Gabriel and Aleksandra Jones of Greenville and Samantha, Ashley and Maya De Arcia of Ft. Barnwell; her sisters, Peggy Carter Dawson and husband, Bobby, of Kinston and Barbara Benson and husband, Jimmy, of Winterville; her brothers, Lynwood Jones and wife, Mary Alice, and Bud Jones and wife, Sandra, all of Kinston. The family would like to say thank you to the staff of Leo Jenkins Cancer Center and on 1 East and 3 East at Vidant Medical Center. We would like to also express a special word of thanks and gratitude to the staff of Ayden Court Nursing Home and Community Home Health and Hospice of Greenville. Thank you for all you did for our mother and our family during this most trying time. Garner Funeral Home is assisting the family during this most trying time. Online condolences may be sent to www.garner-funeralhome.com. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from May 26 to May 29, 2013