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Mrs. Laura Jones

March 17, 1943 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Mrs. Laura Jones Obituary

Laura L. Aiken  Jones was born to the late James and  Nettie Mae Aiken on March 17,1943. She was the oldest of five children. She entered into eternal rest on November 2, 2023 in Virginia.

She  joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church at an early age. She attended Sunday School and also sang on the youth choir. Laura and her husband joined Greater Triumph Missionary Baptist Church in Chatham, Virginia, where she served faithfully on the Hospitality Ministry for many years until her illness. She loved attending Sunday Morning Worship Service and being with her church family on many occasions.

After graduating from high school, Laura moved to Newark, New Jersey with her aunt and uncle for a short period of time and later relocated back to Walterboro, South Carolina. Laura moved to East Norwalk, Connecticut in 1966, where she was employed by West Port Manor Nursing Assistance for many years. She graduated from Darien Convalescent Center on May 4, 1979, where she received her CNA pin and a Certificate of Merit Award for Outstanding Service and Loyal Dedication.

Laura met her husband, Willie Jones in East Norwalk, Connecticut, where they dated before uniting in marriage. Laura and Willie were united in Holy Matrimony on April 8, 1995 by Rev. Toise Davis in Gretna, Virginia. They were married for twenty years before his demise.

She  is preceded in death by her parents, James and Nettie Mae Aiken; husband, Willie Jones; two brothers, James and Joe Aiken.

Laura leaves to cherish her memory two sisters, Jessie Aiken Ellison of Durham, North Carolina and Deacon Rena Aiken Murray of Bronx, New York; five nieces, Alicia Grant (Calvin) of Durham, North Carolina, Sylvia Daniel (Massiah) of Savannah, Georgia, Sharon Garden (Stanford) of Hinesville, Georgia, Shawnda Crosby (Leonard) and Ta'Nesha Bryant (Enrico) of Walterboro, South Carolina; one nephew, Alvin Murray, Jr. (Moneshia) of Columbia, South Carolina; one Godson, Kelson Crosby of Charleston, South Carolina and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
November 14, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stephens Funeral Home
305 Ackerman Street - PO Box 2316
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
November 15, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
329 Savage Street
Walterboro, SC 29488

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