Charles Jones

Charles Jones

Charles Anderson Jones, Sr., 73, of 197 Milltown Road, Shiloh, NC died Monday, December 3, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, he was the son of the late William Paul and Mary Onley Jones and was the husband of Naomi Whaley Jones.  Mr. Jones was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.  He was a member of the Eureka Lodge #317 AF & AM, the Scottish Rite and the Sudan Shriners.  Mr. Jones retired after forty-five years of service from the City of Elizabeth City where he had worked as a meter technician.  He was an avid pigeon racer and had been a member of the Seaport Flyers Club in Chesapeake, VA. 

 In addition to his wife, Mr. Jones is survived by a son, Chuck Jones and wife Susan of Elizabeth City, NC; seven sisters, Joyce Sanderlin of Camden, NC, Alberta Worsham of Elizabeth City, NC, Margaret Ann Price of Greensboro, NC, Lena McCullough of Lynn Haven, FL, Kay Jones of Alexandria, VA, Wanda Carter of Myrtle Beach, SC and Gloria Manning of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Bobby Jones of Elizabeth City, NC; two grandchildren, Kristen Jones and Charles R. Jones, both of Elizabeth City, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Paul Jones, and a sister, Mamie E. Jones.

 A funeral service will take place Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Roland Cooper officiating.  Burial with Masonic Rites will follow in Highland Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Jones family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Anne Jennings

    I was shocked with this sad news yesterday and I have been moping around ever since. My heart is so heavy for Naomi and all of the family. I pray that Our Dear Heavenly Father will ease some of the pain of this inconsolable grief. I will be looking for every opportunity to lift the family up to the Lord with my prayers and deeds.

  2. Rev. Andrew & Sheri Raynor

    We’ve been Praying for Naomi & Chuck ever since we heard the SAD news !!
    Charlie was “One of a Kind” man and
    will be MISSED Greatly !!He was ALWAYS
    a cheerful,outgoing,and friendly person, full of “LIFE” !! We pray that
    the “PEACE” that passes ALL understanding be yours during this
    God Bless,
    Rev. Andrew & Sheri Raynor
    Raynor Ministries

  3. Carol Price

    Uncle Charlie, you were such a good soul. I remember as a young girl how you made me laugh and I’ll never forget how much you enjoyed your pigeons! You will be greatly missed by many. I pray the good Lord gives comfort to Aunt Naomi and the family during this time.

  4. Deborah Scott Freeman

    We are truly sorry for your loss. Charlie will be greatly missed by all the knew him.

  5. Fran & Andy Bright

    Naomi, such a shock to hear of Charlie’s passing. I never saw him that he did not have a smile on his face and something funny to say. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Fran Jackson Bright

  6. Dona Yunker

    Naomi, and all the “Jones” girls and Bobby, I wish to express my condolences to you over the passing of Charlie. I regret that I will be unable to attend the visitation and funeral, but had prior commitments. Blessings to you all.
    Dona and Nelson

  7. Helen Jennings Midgett

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Helen Forbes Midgett
    Cindi Jennings Marshall (NHS Band Class of 1981)

  8. Denise Rothrock

    Praying for your family at this difficult time. Mr. Jones was truely one of the nicest people I have ever met!

  9. Kathryn Burgess and Dennis Burgess III

    Miss Naomi,
    We are so sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do please let me know. (((Hugs)))


  10. Rob Bittle

    Mrs. Jones and Chuck,
    Sorry to hear about Charlie’s passing. I have a lot of fond memories of him at the farm with my grandfather and at the house with the pigeons. Charlie was always very nice and I’ll always remember him for his generosity to my grandparents and his big smile.

  11. Randy Price

    Uncle Charlie, you were such a great man. Remembering stories about your pigeons you would always tell. Also you would come by grandmas house every evening after work and check on her and Mamie. You had a heart of gold and loved all your family members. You never had a harsh word about anyone. You will be missed and may god bless your family and loved ones. Love your nephew Randy

  12. Kay Boyce

    To the family,
    May it help to know that Charles is now with his heavenly father. He came to the Senior Center to exercise many times. I will miss seeing him. May God bring you comfort and peace.
    Sincerely, Kay Boyce

  13. Sharon Robinson

    Jones Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and I ask God to give you all the strength to take each day as it comes. Keep the faith and always remember the wonderful times you all shared as a family!

  14. Bobbi White

    Naomi and Chuck,
    I have known Charlie all my life as I lived on Wood Street and the Jones family lived on Goodwin Avenue. He was such a character, always wearing a smile with something to tell you. I know you will miss him greatly. Charlie lived a good life and certainly loved his family. Know that you are in my thoughts.

  15. Charles Cullens

    Charlie and I went to school together at Central and we played football together at Central.

    Charlie was my friend and he will be missed very much.

    Irvin Cullens

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