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A Life Worth Living

Date of Birth May 02, 1935

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Date of Passing January 01, 2020

Dorothy Jones

from Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Dorothy “Mama D” Jones, 85, entered eternity on January 1, 2020. Dorothy had fought against Breast Cancer for almost eight years. She fought with bravery and grace and has now been asked to return home the be with our Lord and Savior.



Celebration of Life


by Beverly Thomas



by Deacon Eugene Somer


Words Of Love

by Open to all



by Barbara Whitfeld






Born in Wilmington, the youngest of Joe and Agnes Williams and sister to Beverly; Dorothy decided to move to Florida to acquire a degree in teaching from Bethune-Cookman University. Dorothy succeeded and had become an elementary school teacher in the late '50s and did charity work throughout the years. While at Bethune Dorothy encountered her soon to be husband, Dr. Roosevelt Jones. Soon after graduating, the couple rejoiced in the birth of their son Michael.  


Dorothy was known for being a proper lady and always greeted people with a smile and an open heart.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Her devotion to family represented a significant part of her identity. There was nothing better than family gatherings, she loved to see them all. 


She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Roosevelt Jones, son, Michael Jones,

sister, Beverly Thomas, her five amazing grandchildren, and all beloved family and friends. 

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