Mrs. Frances E. Jones, 77, of 2203 Ferndale Ave., Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at her residence.
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Frances was born on Nov. 20, 1936, to the late Elnor Jones and Theodore Jones in Sussex County, Va. She received Christ at an early age at Calvary Baptist Church. Frances was educated in Sussex County Public School System.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Jones; sister, Inez Key; brother, Willie Buddy Jones; and her stepmother, Dianna Jones.
Frances leaves to cherish loving memory, four sons, Ricky Jones, Willie Jones and Tyrone Jones, all of Petersburg, Va., and Wayne Jones of Richmond, Va.; two daughters, Geneva Jones of Stony Creek and Barbara Jones (devoted); two grandchildren, Dikesha Jones and Yasmeen Jones; two great-grandchildren, Jhaneshua and Dynesti Brown; one sister, Fannie Mason of Petersburg, Va.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends who loved her.
Services for Mrs. Francis E. Jones will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Calvary Baptist Church, 20248 Courthouse Road, Yale, Va.; the Rev. Dr. Willie R. Derr, pastor, eulogist. Interment to follow at the Key Family Cemetery, Yale.
The family will receive at 1665 N. Valor Drive, Petersburg.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. 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.
Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 20, 2014