Catherine Jean Jones slept away peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 77. She was born on August 21, 1942 to Bennie Jones and Thelma Brown in Green Cove Springs, Florida. She attended Peck High School.
After school Catherine moved to New York in 1960. She worked for the New York State Hospital and the Veteran Hospital. After 25 years she moved back home to Fernandina Beach where she was employed at Amelia Island Plantation for many of years.
Catherine loved traveling, she traveled to different counties, like England and China. She loved visiting garage sales, Walmart and just riding around in her car. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Catherine was preceded in death by her father, Bennie Jones; step-father, Joseph Simmons; mother, Thelma Brown; grandmother, Della Williams; sons, Kenneth L. Jones; daughter, Sonia L. Benjamin; brothers, Benjamin (Baby Boy) Simmons, Anthony Brown, Andy R. Brown and Benny Jones, Jr.; and sister, Betty Jones.
Left to cherish her memories, her daughter, Cornellia A. Jones (Tony) and Brenda Richard (Steve); son, Dennie James Richard (Linda); grandchildren, Kenneth Jones, Jr., Isaiah Richard, Jarrod Jones, Ebony Richard, Blake Jones, Telemisha Richard, Tyra Richard, Sharon Richard and Terrance Parker; great grands, Sharra Richard, Jordan Parker, Breanna Albertie, Terrius Parker and Otto Jones; brother, Christopher Brown; sisters, Virginia Evans (Willie), Linda McCrimmon, Sabrina Brown, Jeannette Billups (Leroy) and Tammy Herrings; step-sisters, Rose A. Williams and Evett Simmons; step-brothers, Joseph Simmons, Jr. (Annette) and Edward Simmons (Charmaine); daughter-in-law, Beatrice Jones; special friends, Geneva Arline, Leroy Owens and Kevin Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends whom she loved dearly.
Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Northside is serving the family.
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