Herbert Hoover Jones
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Herbert Hoover Jones, 85 of Raleigh, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 5, 2014 at Rex Healthcare.
Born August 27, 1928 in Raleigh, NC, he was the son of the late Mortel Jones and Beulah Harris Jones. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Daniel, Tyree, Thomas, and Junior Jones; sisters, Lula Joyner, Eloise Miller, Thelma Jones, and Hazel J. Castlebury.
Herbert is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Clarice C. Jones; sisters-in-law, Catherine Oliver, and Doris Eason; a special niece, Cathy B. Searles; special nephews, William L. Baker, Jimmy Baker; and many other nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Montlawn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Clarice would like to extend her gratitude to Cathy B. Searles, William L. Baker and Jimmy Baker for always being there and supporting her throughout Herbert's illness. Much appreciation is also extended to the staff of Oakhill Living Center in Angier, NC for their care and compassion during the past two years.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations are made in memory of Herbert to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway - Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.
Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC. Condolences can be made at www.montlawn.com
Montlawn Funeral Home
2911 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC 27603
Published in The News & Observer on July 7, 2014