Ms. Willie Mae Jones


Willie Mae Jones was born on September 15, 1934 to the union of the late Willie Jones and Lillie Mae Kendrick (Hampton) in Augusta, Georgia. She was a retiree from the Kroger Bakery/Ford Assembly Plant where she worked for over 30 years. Willie Mae had a love for gardening, playing the lottery numbers and spending time with her grandchildren.

On Sunday, August 13, 2023, Willie Mae went home to be with the Lord at the age of 88 at the Village of Westerville.

She is preceded in death by her father, Willie Jones; mother, Lillie Mae Kendrick (Hampton); brother, Alfred Jones; granddaughter, Jackie West-Toles; siblings/cousins from the Hampton family tree, Johnnie Simmons, Nathaniel Wiley, John (June) Wiley, Essie Kemp and Robert Hampton.

Those who remain to cherish memories of Willie Mae include her daughter, Delores Jennings; son, Bryant (Marla) Jones; grandchildren, Scottie West, Julia Jennings, Anyssa Jones, Leila Jones, Xavier Jones; great-grandchildren, Shandara West, James West, Adrian West, Jamal Toles; 6 great-great grandchildren; sister/cousin, Lillie Bell Jackson-Kirk, Nellie Bynum, Rosetta Dukes (Jones) along with special nieces, Regina Parker and Michelle (Christopher) Hartway.

“Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate” Proverbs 31:31

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, August 18, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. To read the complete obituary, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Jones Family, visit

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Condolence Messages

  1. Veronica Thornton

    My Condolences to Doug and family Praying for you all ❤️
    The Gardner and Thornton family

  2. Michelle , Chris & Aunt Lillie

    Our sincere condolences for the entire Jones family. May you continue to look to God for daily strength, comfort and guidance. May you rest in knowing that our loved one is safe in God and suffers no more. We love you all and are praying for your strength, healing, continued unity in Christ and His peace which passes all understanding.

  3. D. Propst & Family

    Sending sincere condolences to the (Bryant) Jones Family. Wishing you all peace of heart through your grievance.

  4. Pam Ken Annie Faryman

    To entire Jones family , my deepest heart felt condolences. I met Mrs Jones when I moved in next door to her. She was so friendly and welcomed me to her life. She said call me moma may. And I did. She was and will always be a great lady. I am sorry I didn’t get to say I’ll see ya later to her . My heart is breaking for you at this time. I loved her like my own . Prayers for you all.

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