MRS. NETTIE RUTH
June 29, 2018
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
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
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06/27/2018 09:24 PM
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
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
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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