Dorothy V. Jones-Dorothy V. Jones, 85, Newport News, VA., departed this life on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the home of whom she shared with her daughter in Newport News, VA., surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Jones was born April 22, 1936 in Pensacola, FL., a daughter of Riley and Marie Benson Fears and came to this area in the 1940's. She was a former member of the Eastern Star, she loved to read romance books, doing her crossword puzzles, watching western movies and playing solitaire in her spare time. She leaves to cherish her memory; 2 daughters; Ms. Beverly Jones of Lawrenceville, GA., and Ms. Sandra Canton of Newport News, VA., a son; Cleave Jones III., of Newport News, VA., her sister; Katherine Allen of Youngstown, 18 grandchildren, including Dilonna and Curtis Jones, of Youngstown, whom she reared; 40 great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 58 years Cleave Jones Jr., who departed this life on October 5, 2011, 3 sons; Michael, Robert, and Barry Jones, a daughter; Donna Jones a daughter-in-law; Pamela Jones, and a sister Patricia Benton.
Funeral service will be Thursday, September 8, 2021 at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., at 12 noon. Friends may call from 11 am to 12 noon on Thursday at the funeral home.
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