Ms. Helen "Roseann" Patterson Jones, of 7801 Bull Hill Road, Prince George County, Va., entered eternal rest on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va.

She was the daughter of Wesley and Alma Burgess, and the late Raymond Tucker. She was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Patterson; grandmother, Florine E. Patterson; sister, Stephanie E. Tucker Dowdell; and uncle, Parker Anderson.

She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour and was baptized at Straight Away Holiness Church, Petersburg, Va.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Reginald Patterson Sr. (Lakisha) of Petersburg, Va.; three daughters, Davina Patterson, Tanya Patterson and Tia Jones, all of Petersburg, Va.; a beloved and devoted fiancé, Ivan Taylor of Petersburg, Va.; a dedicated life-long friend, Willie Drew III of Petersburg, Va.; 15 grandchildren, Ra'Kem Harmon Sr., Reginald Patterson Jr., Jaquan Patterson, Tayveyon Patterson, Tanya Patterson, Daniya Pair, Stephanie Patterson-Gordon, Antavion Spain, Treyon Patterson, Ryan Patterson, Jayden Patterson, Markeisha Jones, Toneisha Jones, DeAndre Tatum, and Antonio Jones, all of Petersburg, Va.; three great-grandchildren, Ra'kem Harmon Jr., Rakia Harmon and Tyrell Jones, all of Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Lamont Riggins and Steve Jones, both of Petersburg, Va.; one sister, Caysha Suggs of Petersburg, Va.; five aunts, Alice Smith (Percy), Beatrice Anderson, Rosa May Tucker, Barbara Ann Tucker and Gertrude Bailey, all of Petersburg, Va.; one niece, Martesha Tucker; five nephews, Walter H. Tucker, Mark Tucker, Jermond Tucker, Raymond Ruffin and Derrick Ruffin, all of Petersburg, Va.; and a host of other relatives and friends, to include her special friend, Linda Moss.

A funeral service for Ms. Helen "Roseann" Jones will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson, 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va. The interment to follow at the Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 8A Persimmon Court and 809 E. Bank St., Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-469-1087.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Jones at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral Home

J M Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index on Mar. 25, 2013