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Nina Jones

  • Birth 10 Jun 1912 Allen, Collin County, Texas, USA
  • Death 13 Apr 2002 Alameda, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 50846214

Services held on Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 11:00 a.m., Fuller Funeral Home Chapel, 4647 E. 14th Street, Oakland, CA, Reverend Frank Pinkard, Officiating.

Nina Jones was born in Allen, Texas on June 10, 1912 to her parents John and Addie Jones. She confessed Christ at an early age uniting with St. Mary's Baptist Church in Allen, Texas where she was baptized by Rev. Robert Blake.

She attended schools in Allen and Dallas, Texas and received her education at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Texas. She later met and married Henry Tennison in 1932 in Dallas, Texas.

She departed this life on April 13, 2002 and was preceded in death by her mother, Addie Jones; sisters, Jonnie B. Walton, Odessa Eules, Lidia Finklea; and brother, Romeo Jones.

She leaves to mourn her passing, sister Nancy Robinson of Allen, Texas; first cousins, Barbara Jones of Berkeley, California; Vada and Gerald Jones of San Francisco, California; Ruby Morgan of Dallas, Texas; Ornice Shelby of Dallas, Texas; and Athea Hillard Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers: Henry Dock, Frank Jordan, James Johnson, Richard Jefferson, Perry Page and Rudolf Thomas

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fuller Funerals, Inc., 4647 International Blvd., Oakland, CA.

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