Mrs. Audrey Cone-Jones, age 91, passed peacefully on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Westwood Nursing Center. Mrs. Jones was born on July 27, 1928 in Statesboro, Georgia to the late Hartridge and Beulah Cone. She was a Bulloch County native, and she was educated in the Bulloch County School System. On August 20, 1949 she was joined in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Eugene C. Jones, and in 1951 they moved to Youngstown, Ohio. Two children were born into this union, Linda J. Jones and Curtis Jones. She was a foster mother for over 36 years to approximately 100 children.
Upon arriving back to Georgia in 2001, Mrs. Jones joined the Old Bethel Primitive Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving children Mrs. Linda (Eric) Gibbs of Statesboro, GA and Curtis Jones of Youngstown, OH; one brother Aaron Cone of Brooklet, GA; two sisters Mrs. Minnie Bell Moore of Detroit, MI and Beatrice Dismuke of Miami, FL; five grandchildren Andre and Antuone Torbert, Briana, Curtis Jr., and Darius Jones; two great-grandchildren Chad Winston Lewis and Asaya Davis; her nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Family and friend’s visitation will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10am with funeral services to follow at 11 am in the chapel of the Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Georgia 30458 with Elder Paul Moore, Eulogist. Internment services will be held at the Old Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 291 Bethel Church Road, Statesboro, Georgia 30458.
The Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Inc. are in charge of the services.
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