Hamilton Funeral Chapel
423 S James Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 734-0621


Benjamin Jones

April 28, 1921 - December 28, 2012

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Benjamin Jones of 509 Olivia Lane died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of hisl ife will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Chapel, 1314 Ben Brewington Court with the Pastor James E. Collins officiating. There will be a public viewing one hour prior to the sevice at the church. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery.

Mr. Jones was a native of Bethel, North Carolina before serving his counrty in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later made Goldsboro his home and married the former Laurena Sutton in 1946. He retired from the City of Goldsboro with twenty-two years of service in 1986. Ben never met a stranger and enjoyed his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Laurena S. Jones, Donald Ray Jones and Terry Gooding; his parents, Edward and Ada Jones and his brothers, William, Johnny, and James Jones.

Sweet memories will live on by his two daughters: Grace (Thomas Sr.) Austin and betty Richardarson both of Goldsboro, NC; one son, Anthony (deborah) Rihardson of Goldsboro, NC, tw sisters-in-law, Mable S. Langston and Eliza Jones both f Goldsboro, Nc; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and his caretaker, Ms. Sheneka Hudgins.