Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cremation Services & Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3150 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA
Gordon B JONES
September 6, 1930 – October 4, 2019
Mildred Gordon B. “Chick” Jones, age 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 4, 2019. She was born September 6, 1930 in Columbia, South Carolina to Woodrow and Mildred Bruns. She lived in North and Orangeburg, S.C. before moving to Decatur, Georgia where she is a member of the Lutheran Church of the Messiah.
Chick loved helping people and animals. Her hobbies included growing and caring for plants, music, reading, football and auto racing.
She graduated from the Orangeburg Regional Hospital Nursing School in 1951. She worked as a Registered Nurse at the Orangeburg Regional Hospital and The United Methodist Retirement Home in Orangeburg until her retirement.
Chick is survived by her sister, Hannah Merle Waites, and two sons Phil and Steve (Regenia). Her other son, Tommy, preceded her in death in 2014. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Amy Cathryn, Stephanie, Elliott, and Jarrett, plus great grandchildren, nephews and cousins. All of these she loved deeply.
Visitation will be held at the Floral Hills Funeral Home, 3150 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, Georgia on Wednesday October 9th from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 465 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Georgia on Thursday October 10th at 1 p.m. and interment at Elmwood Memorial Gardens, 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, South Carolina on October 13th at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chick’s favorite charity, Decatur Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM).
- Memorial Service Thursday, October 10, 2019
- Visitation Wednesday, October 9, 2019