Eleanor Ray Jones

July 27, 1928August 6, 2018

Eleanor Ray Jones, 90, passed away on August 6, 2018 in Metairie, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie Cecil Ray and Gretchen Merkel Ray; husband, Charles F. Jones, Jr.; and sisters, Louise Maloy and Dorothy Baker.

She is survived by her son, Charles F. Jones III (Judy); daughters, Barbara Jones and Janice Hopkins; brother, Cecil Ray (Aer); sister, Helen Smith (Clifford); grandchildren, Charles Matthew Jones (Crystin), Amanda Gonzalez (Sergio), and Ashley Shaffer (Scott); great grandchildren, Jordan Jones and Amelia Gonzalez; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Eleanor loved gardening, and spending time at her beach house in Florida. She was full of life and lived it to the fullest.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. and a graveside service will follow the funeral service at Metairie Cemetery.


  • Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 10, 2018

Eleanor Ray Jones

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