Nellie K. Jones, age 102, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, August 28, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.

Nellie graduated from Wilmington High School and attended West Chester University. She married William G. Jones in 1937. She was a master bridge player and a Phillies fan, even through the dark times, but most of all she was a devoted matriarch to her beloved family.

Nellie was predeceased by her husband William in 1993, grandson Keithley G. in 2000, and son Keithley in 2015. She is survived by her children, Constance Jones and William G. Jones (Hale) and daughter in law Ginny Jones, and AFS daughter Joline Whiteman (Burchell); 8 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Saturday, September 16 at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE beginning at 9:30 am. A memorial service will held at 10:30. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nellie’s memory to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 301 King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.