Alberta Jones, age 71, of Plainfield, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at St. Marys Life Center in Orange.
She was born on Locust Hill in Middlesex County, VA; she married and moved to Plainfield in the early 1950s. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Edward R. Jones, Sr., a son Edward R. Jones, Jr., and his wife Tasha; three daughters, Carolyn, Jeanette and Cynthia Jones; grandson, Phillip Jones; grand-daughters, Tonya Williams, Antonette Nelson (Crosby), Kristy Wilson (Cedric), Latoya Jones and Taylor Jones. Six great-grandchildren, Ashlee and Mike Williams, Jasmine Barini, Crosby and Tahjir Nelson and Cedric Wilson and a host of nieces and nephews. One god-daughter, Tameekah Stewart.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the Calvary Baptist Church, 324 Monroe Avenue, Plainfield with Rev. William Gerald Howard officiating. Interment in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains. Visitation will be Monday evening 7-9 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Higgins Home for Funerals, Plainfield. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the church. To send condolences go to: www.higginsfuneralhome.com.