~ Life Reflections ~
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”
II Timothy 4:7
Mother Victoria Jones of Mullins, South Carolina entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Carolinas Hospital System in Mullins, South Carolina.
Victoria was born in Mullins, South Carolina on August 12, 1945 to the late George and Annie Canty. She was one of ten children. She was preceded in death by three of her siblings: Willie Mae Canty, Levy Canty and Larry Canty.
Victoria was educated in the Mullins Public School System. She was employed as a seasonal worker at Mullins Leaf and Russell Stover Candies until she became a full time homemaker. Victoria loved to cook and was known throughout the community for her great cooking skills. She fed everyone that walked into her house no matter who it was. To know her was to love her. She had a kind spirit and a friendly smile.
Mother Jones was a woman of faith. She always prayed and loved the Lord. She gave her life to God at an early age and joined The New Covenant Church of Jesus Christ, co-founded by her husband, the late Elder Andrew Jones where she attended until her death. She was head cook over the kitchen until her health failed her.
Victoria married the love of her life, the late Elder Andrew Jones on October 6, 1962. To this union five children were born. She was a loving and devoted mother to her children.
Mother Victoria Jones leaves to cherish fond memories, her five children: Annie (Bobby) Legette of Mullins, SC, Andrew (Jackie) Jones, Jr. of Mullins, SC, Irene Jones of Hampton, VA, Mollie Jones of Mullins, SC and Elder Marvin (Juanita) Jones of Mullins, SC; four brothers: George (Mae Frances) Canty, Leroy Canty, Sammy (Betty) Canty, and John (Cynthia) Canty; two sisters: Dorothy Ann Jones and Rosa Lee Canty; seven grandchildren: Marcus, Brandon, Victoria Denise, Deasia, Marvin Jr., Jessika and Jasmine; ten great grandchildren; a special great grandson, Mar’kel Jones; special cousins; Cleo Phillips and Clara Campbell; childhood friends: Ms. Velma and Mrs. Geraldine; her caregivers, Bertina Moore, Ruby Rogers, Margie Bethea, and Theresa; also a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.