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.