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Nov. 24, 1921-April 5, 2014

Margaret Jones Baker, 92, resident of Kirkwood, went to be with her Lord and savior Saturday evening, April 5, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held this evening (Monday) at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.

The family will receive friends following the service, and other times at the home of her son, James Jones Jr. and wife, JoAnn, at 411 Tommy's Road in Goldsboro.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery in Goldsboro.

Mrs. Baker was born in Lenoir County Nov. 24, 1921, to the late Levy and Annie Hines Avery.

She was a member of Adamsville Baptist Church.

She was retired from Eckerd's Drug Store and also from the senior companion program.

She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Ray Jones and wife, Wanda, of Pikeville, Bobby Jones of Virginia and James Jones Jr. and wife, JoAnn, of Goldsboro; three daughters, Brenda Strother and husband, Marc, of Kinston, Mary Kearney and husband, Steve, of Goldsboro and Margaret Ann Stanley and husband, Leroy, of Goldsboro; a brother, Clifton Avery and wife, Elnora, of Garner; daughter-in-law, Kaye Jones of Mount Olive; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernice Jones; two sons, Johnny Jones and Linwood Jones; a brother, Lloyd Avery; and two sisters, Annie Lee Garvey and Beatrice Hester.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Adamsville Baptist Church.

Light a candle at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 7, 2014 1:47 PM