YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be Thursday July 21, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home for Mrs. Geraldine Marie Wragg Jones, 77, who passed away peacefully, July 15, 2016, surrounded by the devoted love of her family members.
Geraldine who was known as “Geri” was born December 29, 1938 in Baltimore, MD, the daughter of the late Gladys Rivers and Herbert Wragg II.
In 1957 she married Harry Jones, who passed away in 1970. To this union, 3 children were born.
Geri attended Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore, graduating in 1957.
As a young adult she was a faithful member of Concord Baptist Church, where she joyfully sang in the Swinson Jubiliee Gospel Choir.
She had been employed at South Side Hospital and retired from Penn Ohio Towel Supply.
Leaving to mourn and forever cherish her memory are her children; Levette and Lavonne (Derrick) Jones of Atlanta and Brent (Marcia) Jones of Columbus, four grandsons, Jameel (Kim) and, Jaraad Jones of Atlanta and Elisha and Isaiah Jones of Columbus, two great grandchildren; Jordan and Jaidyn Jones of Atlanta, two sisters; Debbie Edwards (Earl) of Baltimore and Beverly Austin of Hubbard, who was her caregiver, two brothers; Eugene and Cecil Thomas of Baltimore; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents who reared her, Herbert and Janie Wragg, her stepmother Lenetta Wragg, four brothers; Herbert Wragg III, Athel Ballard, and Benjamin and Chester Thomas.
Friends may call Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Date Here at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m Bounce TV.