Cumberland Times-News

October 11, 2012

DONNA J. JONES [Cumberland]

Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Donna Jean Jones, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Allegany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Keyser, W.Va., Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late John McGee Brown Sr. and Edna Estella (Gilmore) Powell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leon A. Jones, Dec. 10, 2007; a son, Charles V. George; a brother, Richard Gilmore; and two sisters; Helen Perry and Maxine Gilmore.

Donna retired from the Thomas B. Finan Center and was a member of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church.  

She is survived by her sons, Gregory Waites and wife, Cindy and Kevin Jones, all of Cumberland; her brother, John McGee Brown Jr., Cumberland; her sisters, Geoganna Johnson, Keyser and Betty Gilmore, Cumberland; several grandchildren; a special niece, Nitra L. Peck, Cumberland; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland,  ( on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 from noon until 1 p.m.

A memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Alfred Deas Jr. officiating.

Interment will be in Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap at a later date.