Pearl Evon Jones, 84

October 28, 2014

Jones, Pearl (2)A new star shines from heaven because God has selected a fresh, new, unique Lily and has placed it in Heaven’s Garden. What a beauty to behold!

Pearl Evon Jones, 84 of Accokeek, MD (formerly of Oakville, MD), entered into eternal rest on October 25, 2014. Pearl, born on September 9, 1930, was the second daughter of the late Charles and Madeline Jones and granddaughter of the late James and Alice Blake of St. Mary’s County, MD. Pearl was born and resided in St. Mary’s for many years until moving to Washington, D.C. and Accokeek, MD. Pearl was preceded in death by three of her siblings: Lee Etta Nelson, Charles Herman and James Melvin Jones and two of her children, Joseph Cornell and Tressy Selina.

Pearl was an achiever, attending the old Oakville School and Banneker High School. She had a passion for health care and became employed by St. Mary’s Hospital. While working at the hospital, Pearl began working to fulfill her dream career and later moving on to Walter Reed Army Medical Center until her retirement. In addition to the hospitals, Pearl also worked several jobs in the Southern Maryland area – Leonardtown Cleaners, Calvert Cliff Nuclear Plant and the Indian Head Naval Base.

Pearl was truly loved and will be missed by all. She leaves to mourn one daughter, Marsalia Sutton (Anthony); two sons, Wayne (Mary) and John Jones (Julitia); a very special cousin, Sadie Ann Smith, sixteen grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Family and friends will unite on Monday, November 3, 2014 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment to follow at Galilee United Methodist Cemetery, Route 247 (Oakville), Mechanicsville, MD.