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Ruby O. Jones, 90, of Toano

Ruby O. Jones (Whiting’s Funeral Home)

Ruby O. Jones was born on June 30, 1933, to the late Ernest and Parthenia Green in James City County, Va. On Saturday, December 2, 2023, the Lord saw fit to add another plant to His beautiful garden, our beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt, Ruby O. Jones.

At an early age, she was baptized and joined St. John Baptist Church in Toano, Va. Later in life, she joined in fellowship with Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Barhamsville, Va.

On April 5, 1952, Ruby was united in holy matrimony to the late Calvin Jones. Unto this union, they were blessed with ten children.

Ruby retired from Eastern State Hospital after more than twenty-nine years of service.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Jones; two daughters, Marilyn Jones and Ruby Lee; one son, Terence L. Jones; and two sisters, Estelle Green and Louise Berkley.

Fond memories will forever be cherished by her daughters, Beatrice Lightfoot, Donna Jones, Audrey Lightfoot (Alton), and Christine Piggott (Morris); sons, Lorenzo Jones, Calvin Jones (Angie), and Raymond Jones (Rebecca); twenty-nine grandchildren, forty-five great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mary I. Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, December 8, 2023, at Bethel Restoration Center with a viewing beginning at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery.

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