Princess E. Russ Jones, of Apalachicola, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
Born to the late Henry and Beatrice Russ, she was a lifelong member of St. Paul AME Church and was deeply involved in its activities.
She attended Wallace M. Quinn High School. She was well-known for her work as a net maker, seamstress and upholsterer.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Jones II, of Danville, Va.; her infant son, Thomas Jones; her sisters, Annie Russ, Ramona Russ Conley, and Mamie Russ; and her brothers Francis Russ, Robert Russ, Eugene Russ, John Russ, and Albert Russ.
To cherish her memory, she leaves her devoted daughter, Martha Jones Greene; her sons, Jerome M. Jones, Vincent Jones (Martharine), Charles Miller, Charles J. Jones III (Frances) and Prince Jones; her sister, Cora Russ; her brother, Patton Russ; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, July 13 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, with burial at Snow Hill Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Tillman Funeral Home, Tallahassee.