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RALPH E. JONES

January 10, 1920 January 30, 2011
RALPH E. JONES
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Ralph Edward Jones was born in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland on January 10, 1920 to the late William and Lena (Morsell) Jones. Ralph was one of nine sons and three daughters.Ralph attended the public schools of Calvert County and went on to serve in the United States Army from July 1, 1942 to 1945. He attended St. Edmonds United Methodist Church at an early age and then worshipped at Plum Point United Methodist Church for a while until he began worshipping with his wife's family devotions. He had a strong faith in God. Ralph was united in holy matrimony to Gertrude C. Ray on December 30, 1950. Ralph was a member of Laborers' Local Union #657 until he retired. He was a life member of the National American Legion and a member of the American Legion Post #220 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. In November 2010, Ralph attended the local NAACP recognition ceremony for veterans. He was honored and recognized for his service during World War II. Ralph enjoyed hunting and fishing and he also enjoyed attending sand-lot baseball games in Calvert County and surrounding counties.Ralph was a kind individual, always reaching out to help others. He enjoyed having his nieces and nephews visit him. They would always leave with some extra change in their pockets.Ralph leaves to cherish his memories his daughter, Ruth Harrod of Prince Frederick, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren, six sisters-in-law; Eva Howe, Olivia Howe, Corina Jones, Dorothy Jones, Juanita Jones and Theo Jones; one brother-in-law John Ray of Huntingtown, MD; his favorite great nephew; Dominick Ray and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family wishes to give special thanks to Geraldine Gray, Fredericka Gray, Dannie Johnson and MacArthur Jones for the care given to Ralph during his final months. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

Cemetery:

St. Edmond's UM Church 3000 Dalrymple Road Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 (map/driving directions)

Visitation:

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Sewell Funeral Home 1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on February 5, 2011 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:00 AM at Sewell Funeral Home 1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on February 5, 2011 (map/driving directions)

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