Mrs. Willie Marie Jones Alston, 81, died Thursday, April 30 at Fairview Care Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Graveside services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 8 at Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery in Warrenton.
Mrs. Alston, daughter of the late Ernest and Marie Jones, was born March 28, 1928.
Educated in the Warren County public school system, she graduated from John R. Hawkins High School in 1947 and attended Marma Bible Institute.
On Nov. 4, 1950, she married Hanson Alston, who preceded her in death.
Over the course of her life, Mrs. Alston was a member of three churches, Greenwood Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church in Camden, N.J., where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the usher board, and Pennsylvania Deliverance & Evangelistic Center, where she was a member of the nurses board.
She worked as a seamstress for the Navy quartermaster, DiPaolo & Sons and the Superior Clothing Company.
Mrs. Alston is survived by a daughter, Rauslynn M. Boyd. A sister, Mildred Tucker of Philadelphia, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Ervina White Beauford Funeral Service of Philadelphia, Pa. and R.H. Greene Funeral Home.