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Areace ‘Sis’ Jones

Services for Areace “Sis” Jones, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Macedonia M.B. Church in Brookhaven withburial in Carver Heights Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Jones, 82, died Jan. 25, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on July 2, 1924, to Ben Bledsoe and GenallaBledsoe.

She attended the Gulledge School in Brookhaven. She wasself-employed and the owner of a janitorial service. She was amember of Macedonia M.B. Church and a member of the Mother’sBoard.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her daughters,Bridgette Williams, Roberta Lee and Barbara Taylor; her brothers,Samuel Bledsoe, Eddie Bledsoe, Ellis Bledsoe and Otis Bledsoe; hersister, Eugenia Smith; her grandsons, Keith Newton, Farrell Jonesand Dwight Dewayne Jones; and her great-granddaughter, KikiTaylor.

Survivors are her husband of 67 years, Robert Jones, ofBrookhaven; her sons, Robert Earl Newton and wife Jeanette, SamuelAnthony Jones and James Earl Jones, all of Brookhaven; herdaughters, Dorothy Hunter and husband Robert, Linda Collins, PamelaFields and husband Jimmie, Lillian Bridges and husband Ronnie, andWydell Dixon and husband Luther, all of Brookhaven, and VenettaVaugh and husband Ray, of Delta City; her 37 grandchildren, 47great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.