YOUNGSTOWN Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Nevels Temple C.O.G.I.C., 939 Elm St., for Ms. Doretha C. Jones, 65, who departed this life on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Omni Manor surrounded by her loving family.
Ms. Jones was born April 19, 1947, in Campbell, a daughter of James B. and Lillie Mae Jones.
She was a 1965 graduate of South High School and also attended Business College in Cleveland.
She was a faithful member of Nevels Temple C.O.G.I.C., where she served as Sunday School teacher and on the Hospitality Committee. She also loved traveling with the church and was a former member of numerous bowling teams.
She had been employed by Packard Electric for over 30 years as a parts inspector, retiring in 2004.
She leaves to cherish her memories a daughter, Lisa (James) Johnson of Upper Marlboro, Md.; a sister, Denella (Todd) Stanford of Boardman; a brother, Donald Butler of Youngstown; three grandchildren, DeVon (Jenifer) Tucker of Columbus, KeTeris Tucker of Hawaii and ALexus Johnson of Maryland; four great-grandchildren, Jaydon, DeVyn, Nate and Jorel of Columbus; a very close friend, Edward Sugar Kelly Jr. of Campbell; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and extended grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mother Denise Talley; and brother-in-law Elder Joe Talley.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.