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Jessie Carter Jones
  • Wallace First Baptist Church
    408 West Main Street
    Wallace, NC 28466
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center
    1414 Physicians Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28401

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“Enjoyed listening to Jessie share her memories of her modeling days. Jessie and I spoke many time via telephone when my husband and I lived near...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Paula "Boney" Spelts - Bolivia, NC

“May God comfort your family. 1Cor 1 : 3,4 ”
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“I always enjoyed hearing stories that Aunt Sug and Aunt Sue would share about Jessie and her sisters. From going to White Lake for the afternoon to...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ann Davis Oswald Weaver - Wallace, NC

“My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. May God give you peace that surpass all understanding. I will always remember Ms. Jessie. God Bless! ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Marolyn Brock - Wallace, NC

“I will miss the morning conversations with Ms Jessie through the Senior Reassurance Phone program. We shared thoughts of professionalism and human...Read More »
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Mrs. Jessie Carter Jones, age 90 of Wallace, NC, passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, NC. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Wallace First Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Bob Kretzu. A private burial will follow at the Mausoleum on Hwy. 41 at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery. The family will have a visitation one hour prior to the services at Wallace First Baptist Church.
She is survived by four nephews, Ben P. Boney and wife Betty of Mebane, NC, Carey C. Boney and wife Becky of Wallace, NC, James RH Sprinkle and wife Alice of Raleigh, NC and Michael D. Sprinkle and wife Cindy of Anderson, SC, two nieces, Christie B. Weaver of Pawleys Island, SC and Ann S. Ramsey and husband Bob of Raleigh, NC and many great nieces and nephews.
Jessie was born on October 1, 1924 in New Hanover County, NC, to the late Carey L. and Jessie Fleetwood Carter and was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Jones and three sisters, Harriet Rebecca Carter Graham, Ann Carter Sprinkle and Susan Carter Boney.
Jessie was a member of Wallace First Baptist Church. She loved to collect ideas for home decorating from magazines and loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She worked in the personnel department at Mead Corporation in Atlanta, GA for 30 years. She attended Peace College in Raleigh, NC, Queens College in Charlotte, NC and RPI College in Richmond, VA. She was also a fashion model in New York and Richmond, VA. Ms. Jessie was known as a "Big Dreamer".
The Carter and Boney families would like to thank everyone who ever displayed kindness to Ms. Jessie and went out of their way to help her manage her affairs from home. "It took a village to sustain Ms. Jessie".
Casketbearers will be members of the Wallace Police Department.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jessie's memory to Wallace First Baptist Church Main Street Wallace, NC 28466 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1414 Physician's Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.
To sign the guest book, go to www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.