Welcome to the memorial page for

Emily Aileen (White) Jones

March 26, 1928 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 89)

Emily Aileen Jones 89 of Sanford passed away on Thursday 11/23/2017 at Westfield Skilled Nursing Facility. Memorial services will be held at East Sanford Baptist Church on Tuesday November 28 at 11 am by Reverend Robby Gibson.


Mrs. Jones was born in Lee County and was preceded in death by her parents Lillian Brooks White and Harvey Hay White; husband Samuel Lynn Jones; son Terry Lynn Jones; and grandson Samuel Thomas Jones.


Mrs. Jones is survived by a son Ronnie Jones (Sarah) of Sanford; Daughter-in-law Rosemary Harden Jones of Sanford; grandchildren Roxanne Jones (Manuel Gonzales-Munoz), Tara Jones Kelly (Chris), Alice Jones Leuchte, Melissa James, Christy Yunker Patten (Kenneth), and Michelle Yunker (Mack); Great Grandchildren Gregory Stone of the home, Alicia Lynn Estrada (Victor), Justin Lynn Chapman, Christian Marcum, Hailey Brooks Chapman (Jimmy Lee Womack), Charles Hunter III, Brianna Boahn, Austin Boahn, Alex McPherson, Dylan Patten, Tyler Parks, and granddaughter-in-law Amanda Hicks Jones; and four great-great grandchildren.

The family will greet friends following the service at the church and other times at the home.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
8300 Health Park #10, Raleigh NC 27615

East Sanford Baptist Church Building Fund
300 North Avenue, Sanford NC 27330

 Service Information

Memorial Service
November 28, 2017

11:00 AM
East Sanford Baptist Church
300 North Avenue
Sanford, NC 27330

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