The celebration of life for Mrs. Addie Laura Jones, 76, of Channelview, will be Saturday, Sept. 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of christian burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Addie Laura Jones was born in Orange, July 19, 1938, to Laura Delores Hines and Andrew P. Jones, Sr. She was raised in Orange and graduated from high school in Orange. She furthered her education at Texas Southern University in Houston. Her church home was the El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Orange. For more than 30 years she served as Office Administrator for Labor Local #853. She was also affiliated with the Heroines of Jericho, American Legion Post #49 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars #2775. After Hurricane Ike in 2008 she relocated to Channelview, and lived with her oldest daughter. She resided there until the Lord called her home on Aug. 31.
She was preceded in death by her husband Hilliard Thomas Jones, her parents; younger brother, Boyd B. Jones, and her baby sister Willie Etta Gans.
Forever cherishing her memory are two daughters, Toni Williams of Channelview, Rhonda (Elder Sintelle) Ross (Elder Sintelle) of Cedar Hill; son Christopher Jones of Orange; older brother, Andrew P. Jones, Jr. (Baby) of Los Angeles, CA., seven grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.