Mr. Russell B. Jones
- October 11, 1921 - August 11, 2012
- Petersburg, Virginia
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“I love you very much and will miss you dearly.I will miss seeing you outside and will miss when I came over to see you and Mary.The thing that I will...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Deborah Walker - Colonial Heights, VA
“Roslyn, Ronea, Brandon & Mary
I send my heartfelt sympathy to all of you and your families. I saw Russell last year and he was still calling me ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sabrina Reynolds - Charlotte, NC
“I am truly sorry for the loss of your father. My prayers and condolences are with you and family at this time.
Love and prayers
3 of 8 | Posted by: Annie G. McKinnon - Petersburg, VA
“YOU WERE GOOD FRIENDS WITH OUR MOTHER AND FATHER,VIRGINIA AND GEORGE JEFFERSON,AND ME MY BROTHERS KNEW AS KIDS AND INTO OUR ADULT LIFE,WE WOULD LIKE...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: george a. jefferson jr. - VA
“I saw you at your best before you got sick, but in my heart I know I will see you and mom again. Unril then I will love and miss you.
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5 of 8 | Posted by: Roslyn Batts - Petersburg, VA
“You will always hold a special place in my heart. I have comfort knowing that now I have three angels watching over me, (you, mom amd rose). You were...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa - Chesterfield, VA
“Sorry for your loss let me know if you need anything my prayers are with you at this difficult time
7 of 8 | Posted by: Natarsha Batts - Petersburg, VA
“I remember the times when I was younger, coming to your house from school and you taking care of me just like a father. I remember all the things you...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brandon Batts - Petersburg, VA
Mr. Russell B. Jones, 90, of 2117 Warren Street, Petersburg, Va., born on October 11, 1921, departed this life on Saturday morning, August 11, 2012, at Southside Regional Medical Center of Petersburg.
He was raised as a Catholic from an early age. He received his high school diploma from St. Emma Catholic School and completed two years at Virginia State College. He was a Veteran of World War II and retired from Fort Lee US Army Medical Supply Department of 39 years.
He was preceded in death by adopted mother, Beatrice Zaudie and two step-daughters, Rosa Lee Coleman and Carleen Delores Goode.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife for over 50+ years, Mary E. Jones of Petersburg, Va.; a daughter, Mrs. Roslyn Batts (Sam) of Petersburg, Va. and a son Ronea Jones (Deborah) of Ettrick, Va.; 10 grandchildren: Tanya Jones of Maryland, Rion Jones (Naygil) of Chester, Va., Chris Adu (John) of Petersburg, Va., Brandon Batts of Petersburg, Va., Kelvin Coleman (Tracey) of Maryland, Keith Coleman (Karen) of Pennsylvania, Felecia Manson (Andre') of Colonial Heights, Va., Cynthia Goode of Ettrick, Va., Teresa Mason (Henry) of Ettrick, Va., and Collie R. Goode Jr. of Chesterfield, Va.; 22 great-grandchildren: Jennifer Dethea, Jessica Dethea, Justin Dethea, Jasmine Dethea, John Dethea, Chris Jones, Dominique Jones, Tatianna Jones, Carissa Manson, Camille Manson, Jasmine Goode, William H. Goode III, JaVonte Goode, Keyera Mason, Breona Mason, Kyron Goode, Essence Goode, Khalil Goode, Jason Williams, Calia Goode, Kelsey Coleman, Kendall Coleman and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends at 2117 Warren St., Petersburg.
Mr. Russell B. Jones arrangements entrusted to the staff of The Cremation Society Of Virginia, 1927 Westmoreland St., Richmond, Va., (804) 355-3360, www.virginiacremate.com
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Russell B. Jones online where you may view the obituary, light a candle, record an audio memory or sign the memory book. Family and friends will be contacted for the memorial celebration of his life at a later time.