JACKSON — Neoma B. Jones, 96, died July 25, 2013, at her residence. Graveside services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Jones was born in 1916 to the late James Traynham and Maggie Whatley Brock. She was a graduate of West Point High School and Mississippi State University. She was formerly employed as an administrator with the Mississippi Department of Welfare. She was a member of Woodlands Hills Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray H. Jones; and sister, Alma B. Ethridge. Survivors include her stepdaughter, Pat Werne of Ridgeland; and stepson, Ray H. Jones Jr, of Texas. Memorials may be made to Living Services Inc., P.O. Box 121991, Jackson, MS 39236-21991.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 26, 2013
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