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Wilma Ernestine Jones (06-23-2016)
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A celebration of life
for Ms. Wilma Ernestine
Jones, 83, of West
Monroe, was held Tuesday,
June 21, 2016 in the
chapel of Griffin Funeral
Home in West Monroe,
with Bro. Danny Eddy
and Bro. Danny MeIlveene
officiating. Interment
followed at Kilpatrick’s
Serenity Gardens
in West Monroe.
Ms. Jones passed from
this life on June 17, 2016.
She was a member of
Franklin Street Baptist
Church in Farmerville
for over 20 years and
Community Baptist
Church in West Monroe for the past 10 years. Ms. Jones
enjoyed quilting, reading, teaching Sunday School and
Vacation Bible School. She loved spending time with
her family and serving the Lord and others.
Ms. Jones is preceded in death by: Her husband,
Fred A. Jones; her parents, Eldred and Florence Gilbert
Berry; a sister, Elaine Whitlock; and a brother,
Arnold Berry.
Left to cherish her memory are: Three children – Phil
Jones (Pam_, Les Hodge (Phil), Alicia Rodgers (Mickey);
six grandchildren – Greg Hicks, Sarah Jones, Chris
Hodge, Keshia Hodge, Bryce Rodgers and Brooke Rodgers;
three great-grandchildren – Addison Hicks, Peyton
Hicks and Aubrey Claire Jerry; a sister, Helen Burgess;
a brother, Jim Berry; as well as a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins and special friend, Susie Hancock.
Pallbearers were Greg Hicks, Chris Hodge, Bryce
Rodgers, Adron Hart, Casey Sewell and Scott Taylor.
The family would like to express a special thank you
to the staff of Cornerstone Hospital, Dr. Don Hammett,
Flesa James and Henrietta Thomas.
Memorials may be made to Franklin Street Baptist
Church in Farmerville or Community Baptist Church
in West Monroe.