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Guila Elizabeth Jones

February 7, 1915 February 26, 2008
Guila Elizabeth Jones
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Obituary for Guila Elizabeth Jones

Guila Elizabeth Jones, 93 of Huntingtown, MD, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at her residence.She was born February 7, 1915 to the late John Dennis Gross and Rose Elizabeth Smith Gross. She grew up in Huntingtown, MD with her late siblings, Calvin, Bill, Wayne, Eddie, Ida, Mary, and Myrtle. She was joined in Holy Matrimony to the late Roosevelt Jones on May 25, 1938. They were later joined by their niece, Delores Gross(Tauhidah Omar) who lived with them for twenty years. Guila attended Calvert County public schools. She was employed as a domestic for a short period of time. She and her late husband became school bus contractors and drivers for the Calvert County Public School system for many years. Guila was an excellent homemaker and enjoyed cooking and maintaining her home. She also enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.She was a member of Patuxent UM Church and served in many capacities: Communion Steward for 40 years, Pastor Parish Relation Committee, Finance Committee, Women's Society of Christian Service, Administrative Council, Nominating Committee, and History Committee. She also helped her church by being a seamstress. Surviving are Delores Gross(Tauhidah Omar) the neice they raised as a daughter; sister-in-law, Kate Jones; brother-in-law, Benjamin Jones; and a host of other relatives and friends .Funeral services were held at Patuxent UM Church, Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. with Brother Dana Jones officiating.Interment was at Patuxent UMC Cemetery, Huntingtown, MD.Pallbearers were Ellis Hawkins, Sidney Gross, Darrell Long, Eugene Hawkins, Sr., Douglas Hicks, and William Long.

Cemetery:

Patuxent UM Church 3500 Solomons Island Road North Huntingtown, MD 20639 (map/driving directions)

Visitation:

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Patuxent UM Church 3500 Solomons Island Road North Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:00 A.M. at Patuxent UM Church 3500 Solomons Island Road North Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 (map/driving directions)

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