Laura S. Jones | Beaufort County Now | Mrs. Laura Darnell Swanner Jones, age 95, a resident of 107 King Arthur Trail, Washington, died Thursday, October 8, 2020 at River Trace Nursing and Rehab in Washington. | laura swanner, washington, river trace nursing, october 12, 2020

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Laura S. Jones

September 1, 1925 – October 8, 2020

    Mrs. Laura Darnell Swanner Jones, age 95, a resident of 107 King Arthur Trail, Washington, died Thursday, October 8, 2020 at River Trace Nursing and Rehab in Washington.

    A graveside service will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Oakdale Cemetery, conducted by Pastor Darren Walker. The family will receive friends at her home.

    Mrs. Jones was born in Beaufort County on September 1, 1925, daughter of the late Charlie Gaston Swanner and Sally Ellen Hodges Swanner. She attended Washington Schools and enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Washington.

    On March 14, 1962, she married James Doyle Jones, Sr. who preceded her in death on July 26, 2020.

    She is survived by her children: James D. Jones, Jr. of the home, Elizabeth Jones of Winterville and Joe Deavers of Virginia Beach, VA; her grandchildren: Brittany Ann Jones, Krista Leanne Jones, James Robert Jones and Deloris Deavers; her sisters: Mary Lane of Virginia, Linda Mason of Atlanta, GA and Hope Ward and her brother: Jay Boy Swanner (Conde) of Orlando, FL. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her daughters: Iola Haddock and Mary Ellen Deavers; her grandson: Darnell Deavers, her sister: Josephine Dayton and her brothers: Ray Swanner and C.G. Swanner.

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Jones family.


Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 14
3:00 PM
Oakdale Cemetery
180 East 15th Street
Washington, NC 27889



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