Originally created 12/04/01

Mrs. Sylvester Jones



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, December 1, 2001, at her residence. Mrs. Sylvester W. Jones of Brunswick Ave. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church with Rev. Larry W. Hudson Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Walker Memorial Park. She was a native of Saint Matthews, S.C., a graduate of Allen University where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduate of New York University where she received Master of Arts Degree. She was a retired Teacher of Richmond County Board of Education and a member of Sigma Gama Rho Soroity. She also was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church; she served on the Board of Trustees, was past President of Sanctuary Choir, Willing Workers Club, Class #10, The Missionary Society, The Lay Organization, past President of the Happy Bunch. She was the organizer of Allen University Alumni Chapter of Augusta. Survivors are her husband, Arthur L. Jones, Augusta; three nephews, Gonzales (Cynthia) Q. Waddy, Kent G. Waddy, Charleston, S. C., Gregory S. Waddy, Atlanta; a niece, Lark M. Morrison, Clifton,N. J. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the building fund of Bethel A.M.E. Church, 623 Crawford Ave., Augusta, GA. The family will received friends this evening 7 to 8 p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 M.L.King Jr. Blvd.

The Augusta Chronicle December 4, 2001