LAKELAND - Hellen B. Jones, 90, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday November 27, 2012 due to natural causes.
She was born in Tallahassee, FL, and moved to Lakeland 19 years ago from Gadsden, AL. Hellen was a member of First Baptist Church at The Mall. Her favorite hobbies were traveling and cooking.
Hellen was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Malcolm Jones in 2005. Survivors include sons: Roy Jones of Souderton, PA, Dr. Ronald Jones of Lakeland, FL, Roger Jones of Southlake, TX; daughter, Rita Naftel of Panama City, FL; twin sister, Ellen Tatum of Gadsden, AL; 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday December 5th, 2:00pm at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Compassion House, C/O First Baptist Church at The Mall, 1010 E. Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801. Arrangements by Gentry Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel.