Grace R. JONES


JONES, Grace R. 76, of Tampa, passed Nov. 7, 2013.She is survived by husband of 52 years, Henry Jr.; a loving and caring daughter, Dr. Kathy Jones Gutzmer (Arturo); one cherished grandson, Arturo James Gutzmer; 3 beloved sisters, E. Vernell Richardson, Evelyna Richardson and Evangeline Best; one loyal brother, Eugene A. Richardson (Carol); a very special aunt, Jewel Wilson; god child, Samaria Wright; step daughter, Maria Pitts; 2 sisters-in-law, Patricia Chavous and Gwen Jones; 2 brothers-in-law, Larry Jones and Robert C. Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and sorrowing friends including her sorority sisters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Middleton High School, Class of 1954, Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Court #379 and the members of the Florida A & M University Alumni Association, Booster Club.Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 15th, from 5-9 pm, with the family being present from 6-7 pm, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. A celebration of the life Mass for Mrs. Grace R. Jones will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16th, at 11 am, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 9715 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace, with Father Jose "Joy" Colinas, officiating.Entombment will follow in Garden Of Memories Mausoleum.In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Grace R. Jones Memorial Fund/Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, 550 N. Reo Street, Suite 301, Tampa, FL 33609.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 14, 2013
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