02/09/06 — MARIA JONES

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April 29, 1948-Feb. 4, 2006

Maria Tacliad Jones, of 102 Dwight St., died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Pastor Ralph Painter will officiate.

Mrs. Jones was born in the Philippines to the late Francisco Tacliad Sr. and Carman Tacliad. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Goldsboro and was formerly employed with China King in Goldsboro and Cooper-Standard.

She is survived by her husband, William Kevin Jones; two sons, Curtis L. Messick of Goldsboro and Pvt. Michael A. Messick and his wife, Angela, stationed in Iraq; one daughter, Analyn Simmons and her husband, Tremayne, of Mount Olive; one brother, Francisco Tacliad Jr. of California; three sisters, Corason Baluyot, Virginia Ibarra and Elizabeth Domingo of the Philippines; and three grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Lucille L. Jones of Columbus, Ohio, and three sisters-in-law.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by four brothers.

The family will receive in the fellowship hall of First Assembly of God following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, New York, N.Y., 10038; or to First Assembly of God, 3000 Summit Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Condolences may be e-mailed to howellfh@earthlink.net.


Published in Obituaries on February 9, 2006 2:16 PM