Obituary of Marcella Jones
Marcella Jones, nee Daniel, age 84, a lifelong resident of Atco, New Jersey was born to the late Alfred McKinsey and the late Kelsie Daniel in Camden, New Jersey.
She went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 16, 2019. She began her education in the Philadelphia Public School System. After relocating to New Jersey, she went to further her education in the Camden County School System. She enjoyed playing field hockey and was a star player.
On September 19, 1953, Marcella married Wilbert Jones and from this union came Linda Marie, Wilbert, Jr., Raymond and Denise. She was a devoted wife of 65 years and a loving mother until her death.
Marcella worked at Mrs. Paul's frozen foods for many years as well as working for various retail manufacturers. She loved to cook and sew and also enjoyed spending her Saturdays browsing the Berlin Farmers Market with her husband.
Her spiritual journey began at St. Paul Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and First Baptist Church, Florence, New Jersey. In July 1975, Marcella accepted the Lord as her Personal Savior and became a member of Mt. Carmel Holy Church, Albion, New Jersey under the Pastorate of Elder Roosevelt Coley.
In 1984, she became a member of The United Evangelistic Church under the Pastorate of the late Bishop Charles E. Williams, now pastored by Elder Margie B. Geathers. Under that ministry, she served as the head of the Mother's Board; was a Sunday School Teacher; Choir Member and served in the Women's Department.
Mother Jones was a faithful and dedicated member who loved the Lord and encouraged everyone she came in contact with. During her last days, she quoted 2 Timothy 4:7. "I have fought a good fight, I finished my course, I have kept the faith".
She leaves to cherish her memory four children, Linda Marie, Wilbert, Jr. (Karen), Raymond, Sr. (Julia) and Denise Harrington (Daniel); one sister, Christine Brantley; two brothers, George Brantley. Jr. (Phyllis) and James S. Brantley (Sandi), also, six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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