Following a brief illness, Jean Jones passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Hart Heritage Estate in Street, Maryland. She was born on May 20, 1936 in Carroll County, Virginia to the late Rufus L. and Daisy Gardner Burnette. She was a 1953 graduate of Hillsville High School.
She was the beloved wife of the late Donald H. Jones. They made their home in Bel Air, Maryland. She is survived by their two sons and daughter-in-laws, Michael and Kathie Jones, and Eric and Debbie Jones. She was the loving grandmother of Brenna, Quinn, Angelica and Dominic Jones.
Jean is also survived by her brother, Rudolph Burnette and wife, Shirley, of Virginia Beach and sisters, Elizabeth “Liz” Ingersoll of Galax and Pauline Bolt and husband, S.G., of Willis, Virginia.
The family will receive friends to share sympathies and memories on Monday, October 1, 2012 between the hours of 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Evans Funeral Chapel located at Three Newport Drive, Forest Hills, Maryland. A memorial service to honor and celebrate Jean’s life will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the St. Matthews Lutheran Church at 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air, Maryland, 21014. Interment will be at the Parkwood Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Jean’s honor to the St. Matthews Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to Gideons International.