Mrs. Mae Jones, age 84 of Uvalda, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at McRae Manor Nursing Home following an extended illness.
She was born on November 11, 1936 in Glenwood, GA to the late Willie Silas and Eunice Mae Clark Rowland. She was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Club where she served her community by helping others to their appointments as needed; a member of Uvalda United Methodist Church; a member of the Uvalda First Silver Threads; a member of the Board of Trustees for Southeastern Technical College; a member of the Board of United Way in Toombs, Montgomery, and Wheeler Counties; and a member of the Board of Altmaha Bank and Trust. She also started Uvalda’s first Girl Scout Troop, was affiliated with Paul Anderson Youth Home, and was an avid supporter of United Way and the Dream Center. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Thomas Heath; her second husband, Gilman U. Jones; her sister, Mary Montford; and her brothers, Deleon Rowland, Carl Lanier Rowland, and Robert Silas Rowland.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her two nephews, Roger Rowland and Kenneth Couey (Joan); and numerous other nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews; and two sisters-in-law, Norma Rowland and Pauline Couey.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 1:00pm until 1:50pm at Uvalda United Methodist Church.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 2:00pm at the church following the visitation with Pastor Sharon Womack to officiate. Graveside service and interment will follow at Uvalda City Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Board Members and Employees of Altamaha Bank and Trust. Active pallbearers will be: Terry Montford, David Rowland, Jordan Rowland, Tyler Couey, John Mark Carter, and Monty Craft.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Paul Anderson Youth Home, 1603 McIntosh Street, Vidalia, GA 30474; to the Uvalda United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 173, Uvalda, GA 30473; or to the charity or organization of one’s choice.
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Roberts – Stewart Funeral Home is serving the Jones family.