Blanche M. Jones, 88


Blanche M. Jones, 88, of Georgetown, Del. passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She worked at the Stockley Center, Georgetown for 30 years until her retirement in 1982.
She worked as a home health aide after retirement and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro and previously was a member of Hickory Hill U.M. Church, Millsboro, Wren Baptist Church, Piedmont, SC, and Concord U.M. Church, Concord, DE. She loved children, animals, and travelling.
Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Irvin and Lillian Waller Jefferson; her husband, Joseph H. Jones Sr.; a son, Joseph Jr.; a daughter, Gladys in 1996; two brothers, Raymond and Leroy; and three sisters, Peggy, Edna, and Annabelle. She is survived by two daughters, Dianna M. Sanders and husband Harold of Liberty, S.C. and Mildred A. Whaley of Georgetown, Del.; a brother, Roland Henry Jefferson of Mich.; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; cousins; and extended family.
Services are set for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S Washington Street, Millsboro, Del. where friends may call one hour prior. Rev. Harold Sander will officiate the service. Interment will be in Millsboro Cemetery.