A Life Worth Living

Date of BirthMay 02, 1935

Dorothy Jones Obituary

Date of BirthMay 02, 1935

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Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2020

Dorothy Jones Obituary

from Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Date of BirthMay 02, 1935

Dorothy Jones Obituary

Date of BirthMay 02, 1935

594 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2020

Dorothy Jones Obituary

from Wilmington, North Carolina, United States


A Life Worth Living

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

 Welcome

by Beverly Thomas

 

Prayer

by Deacon Eugene Somer

 

Words Of Love

by Open to all

 

Song

by Barbara Whitfeld

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

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. 

This obituary is administered by:
~ Mitchell's Funeral Home ~