Edith Mae Jones, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at her home with family by her side.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 am Friday, July 21, 2017, in Lafayette Memorial Park, with the Chaplain Gary Lucas officiating.
The family will receive friends Friday, following the graveside service.
Born October 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Weldon F Frazier and the late Willie Mae Fur Frazier Brown. Edith grew up in St. Paul's, NC.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, P. D. Jones; a granddaughter Tara Land; and brother, Cecil Smith.
Edith is survived by her brother Weldon E. Frazier and wife Sandy; daughter, Joyce A. Porter and late husband Terry of Fayetteville; sons, Randy Jones and late wife Rita of White Oak, and Kenneth Jones Sr and wife Linda of Eastover; seven grandchildren, Terry Porter Jr and wife Shelia, Michael Porter and wife Anna, Robert Porter and wife Amy, Randolph Jones and wife Pam, Kenny Jones, Jr and wife Rebecca, and Amy Jones; and eleven great-grandchildren, Ashley, Melanie, Sharon, and Jackson Porter, Miranda Jones, Tess Land, Garrett Land, LaTron Jones, Emma Jones, Olivia Jones and Kinsley Jones.
Lafayette Memorial Park
Friday July 21st, 2017
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
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My deep condolences go to the Jones family on the loss of your precious loved one. Losing a loved one is never easy. The emotional pain & emptiness is so real. But, I would like to share what helped us when our daughter fell asleep in death and recently my beloved husband of 50 years.
It was indeed the gift that the Most High God gave to each & everyone of us. And that is His written Word the Bible. In it contains many many words of comfort. I would like to share what has and is helping me. Please, notice God's son Jesus comforting view of death. At John 11:11-14 it brings out that Jesus viewed death as one sleeping. And not that one is here or there. I wondered will I see my loved ones again? And from the Scriptures the answer is "yes."
Please, notice these few Scriptures: Isaiah 33:24(No more sickness) Revelation 21:4(No more pain, sorrow or death) John 5:28, 29(the Resurrection hope). And, it says where at Psalm 37:11 & Psalm 37:29 brings out how long that will last. As you ponder over these few Scriptures may it bring you some comfort knowing the Most High God will fulfill His promises(Psalm 83:18 & Titus 1:2).
Sent in deep sympathy,
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Submitted by Sissy Dixon on Aug 1 2017 08:57:23 AM
Submitted by Sissy Dixon on Aug 3 2017 07:25:59 AM
Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone can not ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". May God give you and your family comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they resurrected as per John 5:28-29. May these words give you a new hope, with deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.
Submitted by Ana on Aug 2 2017 11:09:09 AM
My heart is heavy at Aunt Ediths passing.I'm sorry I can't be there with all of you for her service. To All my cousins please know that I love you very much . My prayers are with each of you. Always Remember A Place was Already prepared for her. She is healed. Aunt Edith is loved beyond measure.Our Heavenly Father made a Promise to His children that will Never be broken.There is Great Joy ahead!! Until we meet again💜🛐🕆
Submitted by Vanessa Frazier -Rose on Jul 20 2017 10:56:25 PM
My sincerest condolences over your tremendous loss.I want to thank you all for trusting & allowing me to be a part of her end of life care! You are an extraordinary Loving Family! I have no doubt that Ms Edith felt that love to the very end! May the Lord embrace your lives with strength & comfort throughout all the days to come! My heart has been touched by being a part of your lives during a most personal Journey of a loved one! God Bless each one of you.....Love always.... Ursula Bunnell
Submitted by Ursula Bunnell on Jul 20 2017 10:34:37 AM
So sorry for your loss but she is in a better place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.
Submitted by Bill Harris on Jul 19 2017 10:40:34 PM
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