Robye Eugenia (Baker) Jones
March 2, 1928 – June 21, 2019
High Point - Robye Eugenia Baker Jones, 91, resident of High Point, passed away on Friday, June 21st, 2019 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living of Greensboro NC.
Mrs. Jones was born on March 2nd 1928 in Menlo, GA, the only daughter of the late Robert and Jewel Snow Baker. She later married the love of her life, Marvin C. Jones Jr. of Summerville, GA and they shared 69 wonderful years together. They began a long adventure of traveling with the military and careers, living in Georgia, Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina, making friends in every community along the way.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Georgia and taught elementary school in a number of communities throughout her career. Even in retirement, she taught English as a Second Language classes to families who settled in the High Point community. Marvin and Robye were also long time members of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her three sons, Marty Jones of New York, NY, Bob Jones and wife Beth of Kingsport, TN, and Brad Jones and wife Terri of Greensboro, NC; four grandchildren, Griffin Jones, Parker Jones, Kate Jones and Emily Cave; two great granddaughters, Emerson and Elouise; a cousin, Paula Arden of Trion, GA and nephew Randy Gayler of Summerville, GA.
A celebration of life will be held at 3pm on Sunday, June 30th at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, 836 W. Lexington Ave., High Point NC. A reception will immediately follow the service at the church. Inurnment will be in the church columbarium.
Memorials may be directed to Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in memory of Robye Jones. Online condolences may be made at www.sechrestfunerals.com.
- Robert Eugene Baker, Father
- Jewel Snow Baker, Mother
- Marvin Columbus Jones Jr., Husband
- Marty Jones, Son
- Bob Jones and wife Beth, Son
- Brad Jones and wife Terri, Son
- Griffin Jones, Grandchild
- Parker Jones, Grandchild
- Kate Jones, Grandchild
- Emily Cave, Grandchild
- Emerson and Elouise, Great Grandchild
- Paula Arden, Cousin
- Randy Gayler, Nephew
Forest Hills Presbyterian Church
836 West Lexington Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 27262
- Celebration of Life Sunday, June 30, 2019
Robye Eugenia (Baker) Jones
June 29, 2019
I knew Mr. And Mrs. Jones On a professional level for some years. Such a wonderful couple! I enjoyed working with them each and very time! I am on vacation but I am going to try to get back by Sunday at 3 to say my good-by to Mrs. Robye.
Grace and peace
June 26, 2019
Bobby’s was my dearest, best friend for fifty four years, we shared so much of our lives with each other. My sweet Jones family, I love you and send you my deepest sympathy.