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Geraldine “Jerry” Jones – Wake Forest Obituary

Geraldine “Jerry” Jones

Feb 28, 1927 – Jan 17, 2017

Geraldine “Jerry” Jones, 89, died Tuesday, January 17th. Jerry was born February 28, 1927, in Durham, to the late Lillie Mae Fields and McCauley Fields. Mrs. Jones moved to Wake Forest, in 1947, to attend Wake Forest College, where she met her husband, Harvey “Bunk” Jones Jr. She has attended Wake Forest Baptist Church her entire life. Jerry worked as a school teacher as well as an executive secretary for many years.

Beside her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey “Bunk”, a son, Fred Jones and a brother McCauley Fields, Jr.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Friday, January 20th in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Dr.William Slater will officiate. Burial will be in Wake Forest Cemetery.

Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara Jones Adcock and husband, Scott of Raeford; a sister, Helen Thompson and husband, Bill of Florida. Jerry was a loving and caring person, the people she touched soon became “adopted” family members not just friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jerry’s memory may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Church, 107 South Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral service at Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)

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