Wilmington - Georgena Lacey Jones, age 95, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018. She was known by many names - Our Georgena, Georgi, mom, mom-mom, Aunt George, Worthy Matron, Sister. She lovingly served in many ways – wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cook, caregiver, seamstress, secretary, beach comber. She led in prayer, song and good deeds. In addition to her love for family and friends, she cherished her time “at the beach”.
Georgena graduated from P.S. DuPont HS. She worked many years as the secretary for Dr. Mildred B. Forman. Georgena was a former member of Julia M. Story #3 O.E.S. and Past Matron of Ruth Chapter #19 O.E.S. She served on many committees and appointed to several State Commissions during her 53 years of service.
Her husband William O. Jones, Sr. died in 1984. Georgena is survived by her children, William Jones, Jr. (Marcelle) and Susan Jones Peronti (John); grandchildren, Christopher Jones, James Jones (Nicole), Gena Peronti and Erika Anderson (Jerry); great granddaughter, Sophia Jones and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Friday, May 18, from 9-10:45 am, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pike, Talleyville. The Order of the Eastern Star will have a service at 10:45 am, followed by a celebration service at 11 am. The burial will be in Lombardy Cemetery, Wilmington.
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