Annie Mae Davis Jones was born on April 4, 1932 on Bayou Sale Maryland Plantation in Franklin, La. She peacefully fell asleep in death on August 7, 2013 with family by her side.

She was preceded in death by her spouse Robert Jones Sr.; her parents and stepparents, Willie Green, Annie Howard Payton, Andrew Payton and Sedonia Green; six brothers, Saul Howard, Herman Howard, Andrew Payton Jr., Ivory Payton, Leonard Griffin Sr., Milton B. Green; and two sisters, Emma Bell Nico and Elvira Green.

She is survived by four sons, Robert (Janice) Jones Jr. of Ricohoc, La., Alfred (Bonnie) Jones Sr. of Broussard, La., Barry D. (Elsie) Jones of Franklin, Stanley D. (Renee’) Jones of New Orleans; one daughter, Anita L (Terrence) Marcel of Boca Raton, Florida.; five brothers, Joseph (Dorothy) Howard of Franklin, Taylor (Ethel) Howard of Centerville, La., Larry J. (Brenda) Green of Franklin, Lester (Geraldine) Green of Austin, Texas, Rochester (Lucille) Green of Round Rock, Texas; four sisters, Melvina Hawkins of Centerville, La., Ora Mae Broussard of Patterson, La., Nellie G. (Charles) Watkins of Lafayette, La., Patricia G. (Henry) Avery of Temple, Texas; six grandchildren Rafael T. Jones, Erica L Jones, Alfred Jones Jr., Indiana Jones, Monalisa M. Jones, Chayla A. Jones; five great grandchildren, Victoria L. DeRouen, Aaron C. DeRouen, Angela C. Jones, Zoe Jones, Deonte’ T. Sereal Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Annie Mae married the late Robert Jones Sr. in 1949 and they were happily married for 53 years. She was a member of the Franklin Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She symbolized her dedication to Jehovah when she was baptized on December 30, 1967 in Houma, La. She served as a faithful witness of Jehovah for over 45 years. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, sewing and crossword puzzles. Annie Mae was a very good homemaker and also worked outside the home. The most important activity in her life was preaching the good news of Jehovah’s Kingdom and teaching interested ones how they too could enjoy the benefits of the promised Kingdom.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1719 Willow St. in Franklin.

Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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