Mary Elizabeth Jones
Chesapeake – Mary Elizabeth Jones, 83, of the 1100 block of Jackson Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 6, 2014.
A native of Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. Hathaway Sr. and Ersie Keene Davis. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, William “Rex” Jones; two sons, Malcom Dail and William “Roby” Jones; a brother, Joseph “Junior” Hathaway; and her stepfather, Barry Leon Davis. Mary loved her Lord, and her life reflected the peace of God which passes all understanding.
Mary is survived and cherished by her daughter, Theresa Nixon; three grandchildren, Cynthia Smith, William “Bubba” Smith and Brian Dail; seven great-grandchildren, Melissa Smith Carroll – who she raised like a daughter, Danielle, Takayla, Devon, Malik, Desiree and Elijah; two great-great-grandsons, Collin and Caleb; one great-great-granddaughter due October; a sister, Ersie Faye Brown; three sisters-in-law, Judy Wilson, Margaret Hathaway and Betty Ann Nobles; a dear friend, Renée Copley; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake with a reception to follow. Cremation Society of VA is handling arrangements. Please share a memory with the family at www.cremate.org.