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It is with loving gratitude and sadness the family of Beatrice Wakefield Jones announces her peaceful departure on September 3, 2020. She was 99 years old. Mrs. Jones was born July 27, 1921. In McCormick South Carolina. She was the beloved matriarch and mother of Barbara Jean Hooker (deceased). Elizabeth Wakefield Johnson and Rev. Bennie Hooker. She was a deaconess at True Love Missionary Baptist Church pastored by Rev. Willie Williams, Jr. She was the proud matriarch of eight grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a funeral at Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church 2243 Clouet St. New Orleans, LA. On Thursday September 10, 2020 at 10:00. Visitation will be held from 9:00am until the hour of service. Rev. Willie Williams, Jr. officiating. As mandated by the State of Louisiana due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance is limited. Everyone is required to adhere to all restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times and practice social distancing. Arrangements entrusted to D. w. Rhodes Funeral Home 3933 Washington Avenue. New Orleans, LA.