JONES, Zephree 99, of Springfield, Ohio departed this life Friday evening, July 27, 2011 in her residence.
She was born August 6, 1911 in Royston, Georgia a daughter of Joseph Robinson and Lonie Stevenson.
She was a devoted member of the Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church. She was an excellent cook.
For many years Mrs. Jones worked in the Springfield Laundry, the Shawnee Hotel and she retired from the Bancroft Hotel.
She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Earlie Mae White and Martha Ellen Johnson both of Springfield, Ohio; five grandchildren, Shirley (Harry) Hart, Sharon Smith, Clifton (Mildred) White, Teresa (Sylvester) Jordan and Melvin (Miriam) White; 15 great grandchildren; 24 great-great grandchildren; two great-great- great grandchildren and a number of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Jones and twin sisters, Sidney Pass and Susie Collins.
She will be missed by her family. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday in the funeral Home.
Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Ohio.
Funeral arrangements are provided by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.
Published in Springfield News-Sun from July 24 to July 26, 2011