Gloria Mae Raymond Jones

Published 2:57 pm Thursday, August 3, 2017

Gloria Mae Raymond Jones, 85 of Port Arthur passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care Hospital surrounded by her loving family. 

Gloria was born October 13, 1931 in Port Arthur, Texas to parents Walter Raymond  Sr. and Isabelle Raymond. She was a lifelong resident of Port Arthur and a member of Eastern Star Baptist Church.

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She retired from the City of Port Arthur Library.  She was very loving and caring.  She will be greatly missed by all she touched. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John  Denver Jones, and one son, Tyrone Ulrich Jones, two sisters, Francis Woodson and Dorothy McDaniel, three brothers, Walter Raymond Jr., Albert Lee Raymond, and John D. Raymond.

She leaves to cherish her memory one devoted son, John Edward Jones (Cheryl), one devoted daughter, Winona Jones Alford (Darrell), one loving sister, Essie Mae Fisk, all of Port Arthur, Texas, 9 grandchildren, Lanisha Ivory, J’von Ivory, Jeremy Ivory, Tyrone Ivory, Shanice Jones, Andrea Ivory, Ravin Jones, Faith Alford and Darrell Alford, Jr., three great granddaughters and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Eastern Star Baptist Church. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Lloyd Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.