Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 26, 2020 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dozier Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Ethel Lee Minter Jones was born December 24, 1928 in Schley County, Georgia to the late Albert Minter, Sr. and Effie Ross Minter. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County. Ethel joined Ebenezer Baptist Church at an early age. She supported every facet of the church she loved so well. She served on the Deaconess Board Ministry and as Mother of the church. Ethel was associated with the Ellaville Light Order of Eastern Star Chapter NO 323. She was united in holy matrimony on April 8, 1950 to the late Deacon Charlie Jones Sr. To this union, five children were born. She loved her children dearly and that love was reciprocated. Her favorite hobbies included word puzzles, watching T.V., listening to gospel, and cooking and feeding anyone who came to visit.
She leaves to rejoice her beautiful memories her five children and their spouses, James Jones, Americus, Georgia, Ozella Jones Hinton, Marilyn Jackson (Nathanial), all of Ellaville, Georgia, Charlie Jones Jr. (Wanda), Buena Vista, Georgia, Timothy Jones, Warner Robins, Georgia; thirteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marie Ray, Maggie Jones, both of Jacksonville, Florida, Martha Jones, Los Angeles, California; a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.