Close Window Back to Current Obituaries Share This Obituary  
Obituary Send Flowers Send a Card
Velma Jones gained her heavenly wings on August 9, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Grant and Willie Mae Cox; three nephew, Wiley Grant, Tyrone Cox and  Fontea Jarrett; four nieces, Deborah, Susie Ann, Betty Jean and Gail Cox; a brother-in-Law, Philip Cox, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Angelus Jones; a brother, Willie (Alice) Jones of Rhode Island; three sisters, Ernestine Branner of Knoxville, TN; Lynette Stuart and Josie Ellis of Virginia; and a host of family and friends. The body will lie in state from 9 am -12:30 pm on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the funeral home, followed immediately by a 1:00 pm graveside service at Forest Hills Cemetery. The family of Velma Jones would like to thank the staff of CHI Memorial for their love and care. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995

Velma Jones
No Photo Loaded
Sign The Guestbook
Name
City & State
select
Message

Submit Your Message
Print Guestbook
View Full Guestbook
  • Saturday, August 10, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Monday, August 12, 2019
    Auntie I'll miss you~~ The last of our family Matriarch .....Hope I live to make you proud of me!!!! Love you always~~~
    ~ Kessia   chattanooga, TN
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Ms. Velma's sweet nature and laugh will be missed. Tic,a most devoted daughter, sending my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Tanya
    ~ Tanya   Chattanooga, TN
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Ms. Velma's sweet nature and laugh will be missed. Tic,a most devoted daughter, sending my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Tanya
    ~ Tanya   Chattanooga, TN
  • Monday, August 12, 2019
    The family is sending its heart felt sympathies to Angelus during this time of loss. We appreciate your dedication to Velma in her care and the devotion to her as your mother. You have honored our sister and we are deeply and eternally grateful. We love you!
    ~ Lynnette and Josie   Big Stone Gap, VA