Ikeyia M. Jones, "Kia", of 4334 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, Va., died suddenly on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Petersburg, Va.
Kia was educated in the Sussex County public school system. She was a member of Zion Hill Holiness Church, Waverly, Va. Kia was preceded in death by her great-grandmothers, Geraldine Wooden, Ruth Prosise, and Essie Branch.
Left to cherish memories of Kia are: her mother, Dawn Monique Jones of Hopewell, Va.; father, Ricky Prosise of Dinwiddie, Va.; stepfather, Matthew White; two brothers, Kevin Lacks Jr. and Mekki White, and one sister, Khaniya White, all of Hopewell, Va.; aunts, Queen I. Jones-Harris, Vanessa Tyree, and Patricia Tucker; uncles, Vernard Jones Jr., Clinton E. Jones, Donald Prosise, and Gerald Prosise; grandparents, Mr. Vernard L. and Queen E. Jones of Waverly, Va., and Josephine Prosise of Dinwiddie, Va.; great-grandparents, William Wooden Sr. of North Carolina and Deacon Samuel Jones of Waverly, Va.; great-aunts, Marie Sykes, Jackie Wooden, Dolly Wooden, Alice Given, Lenora Ellis, Jean Reynold, Joan Wyche, Dora Fields, Louise Prosise and Irene Rose; great-uncles, Curtis Prosise, Vincent Prosise, Haney Prosise, David Prosise, William Wooden Jr., Henry Wooden, James Pettaway, Robin Wooden, Ernest Jones, Moses Jones, Samuel Jones Sr. and James Jones; a host of cousins, to include devoted cousins, Brittany, Diana, Cardeisha, Matayya, Quasha, Yasmin, Eshaya, Verdale, Dendra, Ashley, Deonta, Daivon, Quaivon, Montriel, Quenton; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral celebration for Ms. Ikeyia M. Jones, "Kia", will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Zion Apostolic Temple, 1601 Youngs Road, Petersburg, Va., Bishop Samuel Wright Sr., pastor; the Rev. Suzie Wright, officiating, and Elder Willie T. Williams, pastor of Zion Hill Holiness Church, Waverly, Va., eulogizing. Interment in the Zion Hill Holiness Church Cemetery, Waverly, Va.
Remains will rest at 12 p.m. at Zion Apostolic Temple until the hour of service. In addition, there will be a viewing on Saturday before the Interment services at Zion Hill Holiness Church, 4424 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, VA 23890.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, 25824 Greensville Ave., Petersburg. Va. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the residence of Dawn Jones (mother), 3901 London Road, Hopewell, Va., and is also asking that relatives and friends assemble at the residence on the day of service at 12:45 p.m. Online condolences may be registered at www.jldodsonandsons.com
Professional services entrusted to the staff of J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, 25824 Greensville Ave., Petersburg, Va.; Rev. Jeffrey L. Dodson Sr., funeral director; 804-732-5959 and 804-834-3330.