Mattie B. Jones
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GIRARD There will be a funeral service at noon on Monday at the Friendship Baptist Church in Girard, for Mrs. Mattie B. Jones, 65, who departed this life Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 28, 1944 in Louvale, Ga., a daughter of Albert and Ruby L. Bennett Thomas.
She was a child care provider. She was a member of the church, its usher board and choir. She was a graduate of Stewart County High School.
Her husband, Walter L. Jones Sr., whom she married June 24, 1962, died Oct. 18, 2005.
She leaves her children, Batrese Jones and Karen (Carl) Belt, both of Columbus, Jacqueline Jones (Eddie) Shepherd of Youngstown, Cassandra (Michael) Hall of Atlanta and Walter L. Jones Jr. of Girard; grandchildren, Keevon Jones, whom she reared, Dante Jones, Mario D. Hammond Jr., Ashley, Brittany and Kayla Hall and Kaylin and Carl Belt III; seven brothers; and four sisters.
Beside her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and a granddaughter, Bria N. Hall.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.