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Margherita Swift Jones
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1916
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 2010
Century
Escambia County
Florida, USA

Margherita Swift Jones

JONES Margherita Swift Jones- 93, of Century, Florida, died March 25, 2010. A native of Mobile, she grew up in Atmore, Alabama, and was a resident of Century for over 64 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Robinson Swift and Margherita Ligon Swift, her husband of 56 years, Carl Eugene Jones, her sister, Susan Swift Norman, and her brother, George Robinson Swift, Jr. Graduating from the University of Alabama in 1938, she achieved academic honors and was named Honorary Brigade Cadet Colonel for the Army ROTC. She recently received her 75 year membership pin from Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Survivors include her children, Carl Eugene Jones, Jr. (Ann) of Birmingham, Margherita Jones Soule of Pensacola, and James Robin Jones (Betty) of Flomaton; seven grandchildren: Carl Eugene Jones III (!.aura), Arlene Jones Sevy (Eric), Margherita Soule Eligator (David), Saranne Ligon Soule, Elizabeth Jones Hemby (Mark), Robin Houston Jones (Amanda), Andrew Luten Jones (Beth) and twelve great-grandchildren. Margherita Jones gave generously of her time as a volunteer to the community working with groups Including the Flomaton Research Club, Alger-Sullivan Historical Society, local schools, Turtle Point Environmental Center, Century Memory Loss Support Group, and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was named Century's Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2003. She was also an active and faithful participant in several churches over the years, including Trinity Episcopal Church, Atmore, Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Century United Methodist Church. With grace she provided happiness and a generous loving Christian spirit to her family and friends. Graveside services will be held at the Flomaton Cemetery In Flomaton, Alabama, on Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. with The Rev, Janet K. Lee and The Rev. John W. Phillips officiating. Visitation will be held at the Century United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 27, 2010 from 6 until 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Flomaton Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund, PO Box 601, Flomaton, AL 36441; or Covenant Hospice, 5907 Berryhill Road, Milton, FL 32570; or the Century United Methodist Church, PO Box 245, Century, FL 32535.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Robinson Swift (1887 - 1972)
  Margherita Ligon Swift (1889 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Carl Eugene Jones (1914 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Margherita Swift Jones (1916 - 2010)
  Susan Roberts Swift Norman (1920 - 2009)**
  George Robinson Swift (1928 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Flomaton Cemetery
Flomaton
Escambia County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Gwynn
Originally Created by: Our Family History
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50280783
Margherita <i>Swift</i> Jones
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