Mrs. Sally Pearl Jones Blount departed this life on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Richmond at the Medical College of Virginia in the critical care unit.
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She was born in Prince George County on Nov. 22, 1937, to the late Prince and Louise Jones. At a young age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and joined the Providence Baptist Church.
Sally attended Disputanta Training School. She was employed for many years at Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company Inc. and Virginia Linen. She was a charter member of John Combo American Legion Auxiliary Unit #120.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Thomas Blount; a son, Kenneth Blount; one sister, Earlene Jiles; and three brothers, Prince, Clarence and Andrew Jones.
She was very devoted to her family, those left to cherish her memories are: a very devoted daughter, Sylvia Geter; two sons, Keith Blount and Calvin Blount (Judy); two sisters, Alice Taylor and Beulah Moore, both of Petersburg; grandchildren, Jamika Geter, Kenneth and Kevin Blount, Keishell Blount and Cavazie Blount; daughter-in-law, Mable Blount; brothers-in-law, Willie Blount (Mary) and Charles Blount; sister-in-law, Josephine Logan and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives; and friends.
She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and she enjoyed life to the fullest.
Sally has fought a good fight, she has finished her course. The Lord is saying, "Well done thy good and faithful servant."
A funeral service for Mrs. Sally Pearl Jones Blount will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, the Rev. Joseph Caple, eulogist. The interment will follow at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. Blount and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
J M Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23803
Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2013