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DOROTHY A. JONES

June 3, 1921 October 27, 2011
DOROTHY A. JONES
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Dorothy A. Jones, 90, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on October 27, 2011 at her residence. She was born on June 3, 1921 in Calvert County, MD to the late Magnolia and Houston (Hance) Jones. Dorothy was united in holy matrimony to the late Benjamin L. Jones on November 28, 1939. From this marriage they were blessed with 6 children. Dorothy was educated in the public schools of Calvert County, MD. She joined Patuxent United Methodist Church, Huntingtown, MD at an early age and was a faithful member and then recently joined the Church of God in Huntingtown, MD. She was a faithful worker at the Church. Dorothy was wonderful and she was known for her potato salad, cabbage, rice pudding, coconut cake and sweet potato pie. She also taught many others how to cook, she never went by a recipe, she would tell you in minute, "just put a little of this and a little of that and then taste it!" She was a hard worker and helped many people retain work. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, baking, talking on the phone, and she loved gardening. She also enjoyed Gospel music, riding out, and entertaining family and friends. She was known as Dorothy, Doris, Mama, Grandma Dottie, Grannie, Sister, Grammie, and Grandma Dorothy, Mother Hen and Time Keeper. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and met no strangers. Dorothy leaves a legacy of love, generosity and devotion that will be missed but never forgotten. Those that know her will miss her love and giving spirit. Dorothy leaves to cherish fond memories, 3 sons: John William (Deceased), Sidney (Cynthia), Timothy (Deceased), 3 daughters: Margaret LaRose, Novena Jones Gross (Irvin-Deceased), and Robin Jones Holland (George). Ten grandchildren: Ronnie Jones (Shelly) , Towanda Wallace (Wayne), Keith, Renada Gross Ferguson (Tony), Shannon Jones, Trina Gross Williams (Raymond), Sidney Jones, Jr., LaTisha Jones, America Gross, Tiffany Holland. Sixteen Great-Grandchildren: Shanaee, Nadine, Wayne, Jr., Destiny, Melania, Tranae', Taylor, Aryanna, Journey, Justin, Keonia, Aniya, Moses, Kavon, Trishcana, La'Zheri. One Great-Great-Grandchild:Ekundayo. One Sister: Vivian Brown (Chick-Deceased), 5 brothers: Sidney (Deceased) (Ethel), George (Clara), Leslie (Marie-Deceased), Carroll (Gloria), Vernon/Butch (Sylvia). Butch was her baby brother but she raised him as her very own son. Vivian was her sister and her close friend. Alice Parran was her best friend (Deceased) and her special nieces were Ruby and Zara Jones. They faithfully visited on a weekly basis and would take her on joy rides on the weekend. And a close cousin Benjamin Jones that called everyday (twice a day). Special thanks to her daughter-in-law, Cynthia for her dedication and love, and being with her until the end. an thanks to special and faithful friends Emma Santifer and Mary Claggett and Phyllis Fletcher Moreland. Many thanks to all the In-home Care Givers: Phyllis Fletcher Moreland, Monica Steward, Rochelle Jones and Cherie Duley.

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Visitation

Friday

4

Nov

11:00 AM 11/4/2011 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/4/2011 12:00:00 PM
Church of God Christian Bible Center

670 Plum Point Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Church of God Christian Bible Center
670 Plum Point Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States

Service

Friday

4

Nov

12:00 PM 11/4/2011 12:00:00 PM
Church of God Christian Bible Center

670 Plum Point Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Church of God Christian Bible Center
670 Plum Point Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States

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Location

St. Edmond's UM Church Final Resting Place

3000 Dalrymple Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

3000 Dalrymple Road Chesapeake Beach 20732 MD
United States
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