Edward R. Jones, Jr.

Published 11:45 am Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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HERTFORD – Our beloved, U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Edward R. Jones, Jr., 89, of Hertford, NC, departed from this earthly life on Sunday, March 19, 2023 after a long joyful life surrounded by his family.

Life Celebration Services will convene on Friday, March 24, 2023 at 12 noon, at Melton Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Winfall, NC, with Rev. Alvin J. Boone, Sr., Officiating. Military Rites will be rendered.

Edward was the oldest of three (3) children, born on January 3, 1934. He will be deeply missed. He is predeceased by Edward R. Jones, Sr (father); Emma L. McRae-Jones (mother); Beatrice Pettiford (sister); and Michael Jones (only grandson)

He is survived by Wilma Jones (wife); and 6 children (Mike, DeVitta, Edna, Wayne, LaVon, and Edwina); and 13 grands and 4 great grandchildren.

Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations is honored to provide Professional Services to the Jones and connected families.