Originally created 11/29/06

Thelma Jones (NEW ELLENTON, S.C.)



NEW ELLENTON, S.C. - Mrs. Thelma Jones, wife of the late Bill C. Jones, entered into rest on Saturday, November 25, 2006 at University Hospital. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Grove Baptist Church, Millett, S.C. with Rev. Riley Brown officiating. Burial will be in Furse Mill Cemetery, Millett, S.C. She was a native of Allendale, S.C. and a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church. Survivors are one daughter, Ann Whitfield, Augusta; stepdaughter, LaVerne (Gary) White, Rahway, N.J.; adopted son, Willie C. Oestricher, Queens, N.Y.; adopted daughter, Jewell Williamson, Brooklyn, N.Y.; three grandchildren, George (Wonteia) Whitfield, Blythe, Ga., Theresa White, Willingsburg, N.J., and Gary White, Plainsfield, N.J.; three great-grandchildren, Gequoia Whitfield, Getavia Whitfield, and Ge'Mari Whitfield, Blythe, Ga.; nephew Joshua Gavin; niece, LaLeasha Gavin; a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Blvd., Augusta, Ga. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-November 29, 2006