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Patricia W. Jones


Sunrise: November 17, 1942

Sunset: September 12, 2022

Patricia W. Jones was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 12, 2022.  She was born November 17, 1942 to the late Floyd and Verneice Whitehurst in Norfolk, VA.  She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond M. Jones, Jr. and two brothers: Floyd, Jr. and Lennell.  She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, where she met her husband of 49 years. To this union was born two children: Raynetta J. Bailey and Raymond M. Jones, III (Kimberly).

Patricia was a devoted Mother, Friend and Caregiver.  She was also a devoted member of New Mount Vernon Baptist Church of Portsmouth, VA, where she served on the Usher Board Ministry, New Members Committee and Dorcas Ministry.  Additionally, she enjoyed reading (Bible), cooking, shopping, a good movie and being a student of life.  She taught her children multiple valuable life lessons, to include a relationship with God, education, hard work and to always remember to Live, Laugh and Love. 

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, son and five grandchildren: Russell, Reginald, Ryann, Camille and Raymond, IV; three siblings: Wilton Whitehurst (Mamie), Yvonne Elliott, and devoted sister, Mae Whitehurst, a special sister-in-law, Sharon Lassiter (Terry); two incredible friends/neighbors: Vickie Beamon and Yvonne Ellis (Bobby); and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Viewing Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00-4:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service Monday, September 19, 2022 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, VA 23502

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    Barbara Cross says

    My heart was saddened to hear about the passing of Pat, she was a true friend and a Woman of God. I could discuss things with her and she immediately quoted and gave me scriptures to encourage me. She was a faithful servant on the Dorothy Neal Collins Usher Board, and was proud to stand at her post. She also served on the Discipleship Team for several years, teaching new members about Baptism and what it meant to except Christ.
    Ray and Blink I close by saying your mother loved you both unconditionally. You two were her heart, and she loved the grandchildren too.
    Take your rest my friend, your work speaks for you. Love you.

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    Alice Hyman Bazemore says

    My deepest condolences to the family of Pat Jones. Pat and I ushered together on the Dorothy Neal Collins Usher Board. She was a very sweet person and will be missed. May God bless and keep you.

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    STEVE GALLOP says

    Keeping your family in prayer. Deacon steve gallop

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    Mary mullins says

    Pat is family, she was one of us at the Portsmouth Salvation army homely ladies we’ve learned, laughed day trips shed tears for each other’s loss she will be missed

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    The Owens Fsmily says

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to Ray, Raynetta and family! Pat was very special and loved by so many people! You gave her her flowers 💐.while she was here with you! She is now at peace in our Father’s care! Peace and love to each of you!🙏🏼💜

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    Areena Lowe says

    To the children, grandchildren, Mae…..Pat wanted you to remember to always Pray, Love, Live, Laugh! Pat had selfless devotion & endless love for God, Family & Friends. Yes, “Life is a Journey, walk it! a Flower, smell it! a Song, sing it! Beautiful, see it! Wonderful, enjoy it! sometimes Painful, endure it! Precious, don’t waste it! a Gift, open it! Love, give it!” Pat, rest in God’s Arms. I will miss you. With deepest sympathy, Areena Lowe & family

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    Lorie Jones & Family says

    Deeply Sadden to hear of the passing of Sister Pat Jones (as we joked the Original Sister Jones). Her smile, spirit & giving heart will be greatly missed. May She Rest In Heavenly Peace.
    Prayers for Sister Pat’s family & friends. May the Lord give you all comfort, strength, peace and understanding as you continue life’s journey with Mrs Pat as your Guardian Angel. The Love, Lessons, Laughs & Memories Shared Forever Keep Her Near.

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