Earnestine Jones

Obituary of Earnestine Easter Jones

Earnestine Easter Jones of Malden, Missouri, the daughter of the late James Willie "Buddy" and Ruby Mae Hampton was born on April 25, 1949 at Trail Back, near Essex, Missouri. She passed away at her home in Malden, Missouri, at the age of 73 years 2 months and eight days. Mrs. Jones lived in Malden nearly all her life where she was known and loved by her community. She worked for Ridgeview Nursing Home along side her daughter. She was a longtime member of the Mt. Zion Grayridge M.B. Church, where she faithfully served as an Usher for many years. And while she was dedicated to her church she was just as dedicated to serving the Lord. She spent much of her time volunteering as an Usher for anyone who asked for her services at their home going service. You could often find her sitting out in her front yard under the tree waving and talking to all her neighbors passing by while she drank her coffee and had her cigarette Surviving is her husband of 54 years 10 months and 26 days Robert Jones, Sr., of Malden, Missouri; her children Robert Jr. and Sydney Jones of Sikeston, Missouri; Barbara Daniels of Howardville, Missouri; Angela and Lee Robinson of Lilbourn, Missouri; Uylesses and Patricia Jones of Essex, Missouri; and Yolanda Jones of Springfield, Missouri; one stepdaughter Cathy and Tracy Hampton of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Also surviving one brother Amos Hampton of Sikeston, Missouri; four sisters and spouses, Nancy and Series McLeod; Johnnie and Robert Beecham and Debora Evans all of Memphis, Tennessee; Lisa Hampton of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; 22 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one son Orlando Jones; one daughter Shirley Jones; one grandson Cavasia Jones; two sisters Gladys Marie Dalton; Geraldine Esther Hampton (twin, sister, and best friend); two brothers Timmie Louis "T" and James Freeman Hampton. Visitation will be held on Saturday July 9 , 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri, with Funeral Service to follow with Bishop Ronnie Mack officiating. Internment will take place at Macedonia Cemetery in Malden, Missouri with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of all arrangements. Watkins and Sons Funeral Service info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573-624-3548
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Saturday
9
July

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service
301 N Walnut
Dexter, Missouri, United States
573-624-3548
Saturday
9
July

Service

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service
301 N Walnut
Dexter, Missouri, United States
573-624-3548
Saturday
9
July

Interment

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Macedonia Cemetery
Highway 25 Bypass
Malden, Missouri, United States
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