Rhodes & Northern, Owners
 -Family Owned and Operated-







Friday, June 29, 2018
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, June 30, 2018
10:00 A.M.
First Baptist Church of Progress Village
8722 Progress Boulevard

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation
in honor of Mrs. Nettie Ruth Rogers Jones to:
3010 W. Azeele Street
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 877-2200


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 06/27/2018 09:24 PM



Mrs. Nettie Ruth Rogers Jones of Riverview, Florida passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 30, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, 8722 Progress Boulevard, with Dr. Samuel Maxwell, Senior Teaching Pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mrs. Jones was a native of Boston, Georgia and a resident of Tampa for 73 years.  She was attended the public schools in Hillsborough County and graduated from Middleton High School, Class of 1949.  She furthered her education with Hillsborough Community College and the University of South Florida. 

Mrs. Jones was a member of First B. C. of Progress Village and served faithful in many capacities.  She was also a member of the Tampa Chapter of the Red Hat Society.  Mrs. Jones was a Paraprofessional with the Head Start Program for Potter Elementary with the School District of Hillsborough County prior to retiring.    

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Joe Rogers, Sr. and Sarah Jane (Williams) Rogers; husband, Samuel Elie Jones, Sr. 

She leaves to cherish her fond memories with: 2 daughters, Deborah (Elder Harry L.) Harris of Grand Island, FL and Dr. Janice (George) Jacob of Wimauma, FL; 6 sons, Ret. Capt. Samuel (Dr. Lydia) Jones, Sr. of Tobago, West Indies, Ret. Capt. Joseph (Edna) Jones of Apollo Beach, FL, Ret. M Sgt. Kelvin M. (Shirley) Jones, Sr. of Lakeland, FL, Sgt. Darryl (Kristy) Jones of Lakeland, FL, M Sgt. Neil (Patricia) Jones, Sr. of  Brandon, FL  and Dr. Dana Jones and friend, Lyle Duvall of Palm Springs, CA; a host of grand and great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Vila Jones, Christine Speights, and Ada Mae Johnson; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives including a devoted cousin, Eva Minor; special devoted friends, Dorothy West, Roesolia Young, Mary Hobley, Minnie Sullivan, Brenda Smith, Elsie Adams (Companion/Caregiver),  and The Community High Noon Prayer Band of Progress Village.   Special recognition to the Progress Village Senior Center Family and LIFEPATH Hospice (Indigo Team). 

The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, June 29 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in honor of Mrs. Nettie Ruth Rogers Jones to LIFEPATH Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609 (813) 877-2200.

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