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Deacon Jacqueline L. Jones


1944 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
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Deacon Jacqueline L. Jones

Born in Bronx, NY on September 4, 1944; departed this life September 25, 2015.

Jackie acquired her Bachelor's Degree in Health, Physical Education and Dance with a Minor in General Science at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. She later matriculated at Wilmington College where she earned her Master's Degree in School Leadership. Jackie also obtained her Principal's Certification from Kean University.

Her awards were many; she received the Leadership Award from the City Association of Supervisors and Administrators, she was also awarded the Newark Public Schools Acknowledgement of Service and Achievement Award and DAPI for Outstanding Dedication and Service Award.

She was a 50+ year member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Jackie served 39 years of service in the field of education. She served in many capacities, one of them being, the Director of Education in the Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. She was a loyal servant of our Lord and she served as a Deacon at Canaan Baptist Church for many years.

Jackie leaves to cherish her memories, husband of thirty-five years, Levy Jones, Jr; daughters, Lisa Patrick of Bear, DE (Tom), Cori Vasquez-Valasquez of Norfolk, VA and Joy Jones of Brooklyn, NY and a host of relatives, family church members and friends.

Service of celebration 10:00 a.m. Saturday October 3, at Canaan Baptist Church, 3011 New Castle Ave., New Castle, DE. Viewing from 7:30-9:15 a.m., with formal home going services to follow. Interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

EVAN W. SMITH

FUNERAL SERVICES

www.ewsmithfs.com

(302) 377-6906



Published in The News Journal on Oct. 2, 2015
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