Dorothy Louise Jones
Augusta, GA – Mrs. Dorothy Louise Jones, 90, wife of the late Carson Jones entered into rest Friday, December 9, 2011 at University Hospital.
Funeral services will be held on Monday December 12, 2011, at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Charles Whisnant officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Jones, was born on February 24, 1921 in Lawrence County, Nebraska. She was the youngest of twelve children born to the late Albert Paul and Louise Jahnke Alber. Upon completing high school, she attended a local business college. After graduating, she began teaching in a local one room school house that she herself had attended as a child. She served two years as a grade school teacher in her community. After the advent of Pearl Harbor in 1941, she and her sister Martha took the Civil Service Qualification Exam and moved to Washington DC to assume positions working for the Department of Defense in the Pentagon. It was in Washington DC that she met her husband, Carson and they were married in November 1943.In 1948 they moved to Augusta and she went to work for McLean Trucking Company, where she served as Office Manager for 36 years. One of the greatest highlights of her life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She served as a creative inspiration and a source of guidance to her great-grandson Brent, who she cared for on an almost daily basis since the time he was born and throughout his childhood. She was a member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church. She will be remembered by friends and loved one’s as a person who always knew the proper thing to say and do as as someone who expected and demanded excellence from those around her. Her immaculate housekeeping and organizational skills as well as her careful attention to detail will never be forgotten.
She was preceeded in death by her step-daughter, Shirley Gardiner.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane White and her husband Oliver Theodore; sisters, Elsa Shultze and Rose Bott;grandchildren, Oliver “Ted” White, Jr., and his wife Mary and Christa Diane Carter; great-grandsons, Richard Brent Carter and Payton Carson Carter.
The family would like to express sincere gratitude to Mrs. Evelyn Pace for her tender loving care and companionship to Mrs. Jones over the past year.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904 or the American Cancer Society 2607 Commons Blvd., Augusta, GA 30909.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00 P.M., until the hour of service.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.