Gladys H. Jones, 87, retired from the City of Virginia Beach after 22 years’ employment

Gladys H. Jones, 87, of Virginia Beach, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, peacefully at home.

Born in Princess Anne County, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Mollie Whitehurst. She retired as a custodian from the City of Virginia Beach after 22 years of service and was a member of Eastside Church of Christ.

Left to honor Gladys and remember her love are her husband of 63 years, James T. Jones; three daughters, Mollie Priddy (Aubrey), Darlene Jones and Tammy Midgette (Ron); son, James “Buddy” Jones Jr. (Amy); brother, Merious Whitehurst; nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Juanita, Mildred and Marion; brother; Marvin Jr.; two daughters, Bonnie Gail and Nancy Lee; and one great-grandson Dustin.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at Creeds Church of Christ, 5500 Morris Neck Road, Virginia Beach, followed by a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Interment will be held in Bruce-Whitehurst Cemetery.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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