Rebecca H. "Becky"
August 4, 1958-
March 27, 2013
Portsmouth,, Virginia- Rebecca (Becky) H. Jones, 54, born August 4, 1958 in LaGrange, GA, died March 27, 2013 in Portsmouth, VA. She was the daughter of Wilbur E. & June E. Jones, Assoc. Judge of Muscogee Co. Juvenile Court (Ret.), of Columbus, GA. A memorial service with full military honors will be conducted by Rev. Troy Douthit and Dr. Kevin Calhoun in the Chapel of Covenant Woods Retirement Community, 5424 Woodruff Farm Rd, Columbus, GA on Sunday, May 19, 2013, 3:00 pm.
As a Navy (Retired) Petty Officer First Class, Becky proudly served with distinction in the U.S. Navy for 18 years, with several Pacific tours on submarine tender, USS Dixon, and carrier tender, USS Samuel Gompers. Becky graduated from Hardaway High School in Columbus, GA, and attended Troy State University, Tidewater Community College, and Old Dominion University.
Becky enjoyed her beloved "Rascal," and the company of her close friends. Becky selflessly cared for her mother for the last 5 years. Lettering in softball at HHS, she enjoyed sports, and was a loyal fan of Auburn University. Becky also served as a faithful sponsor for NA.
Besides her mother, she is survived by a sister, Barbara (Bobbi) J. Smith (William) of Columbus, GA; nieces, Andrea Barnes (Andrew) of Waverly, AL, Kippi Schneller (Joe) of Castle Rock, CO, nephew, Andrew Smith (Shannan) of Woodstock, GA; eight great-nephews & one great-niece; several aunts & uncles, and many cousins.
Those desiring to honor Becky, may make a donation to their local animal shelter in her memory. Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on May 17, 2013