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Melvina <I>Tanner</I> Jones

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Melvina Tanner Jones

Birth
Blairsville, Union County, Georgia, USA
Death
1 Apr 1923 (aged 69)
Ensley Junction, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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Obituary from Birmingham News.April, 1923____ Mother and child Die in Same Hour A funeral cortege led by two hearses, passed slowly into Elmwood Cemetary at 1:30 o'clock Monday, where the bodies of Mrs. Melvinia Jones, aged 67 years, and her daughter Mrs. M. N. Lance(Verby), were laid to rest. The two died at the home of Mrs. Lance at 3016 Avenue C Sunday morning. Mrs. Jones passing away at 3:40 o'clock following an attack of pneumonia, while her daughter died seven minutes later. Funeral services were held from the family residence at 12:30 o'clock with the Rev. Wm. H. Mansfield, pastor of the First M. E. Church officating. Both women had lived in Ensley for a number of years and have host of friends who are saddened by their death. Mrs. Jones is survived by three sons, Gordon, F.M., and Watson G. Jones. Mrs. Lance is survived by her husband, three sons and four daughters and a three day old infant.__Birmingham News. Submitted by Peggy Jones Chapman ggranddaughter of Melvinia Tanner Jones and Cotter Jones.
Obituary from Birmingham News.April, 1923____ Mother and child Die in Same Hour A funeral cortege led by two hearses, passed slowly into Elmwood Cemetary at 1:30 o'clock Monday, where the bodies of Mrs. Melvinia Jones, aged 67 years, and her daughter Mrs. M. N. Lance(Verby), were laid to rest. The two died at the home of Mrs. Lance at 3016 Avenue C Sunday morning. Mrs. Jones passing away at 3:40 o'clock following an attack of pneumonia, while her daughter died seven minutes later. Funeral services were held from the family residence at 12:30 o'clock with the Rev. Wm. H. Mansfield, pastor of the First M. E. Church officating. Both women had lived in Ensley for a number of years and have host of friends who are saddened by their death. Mrs. Jones is survived by three sons, Gordon, F.M., and Watson G. Jones. Mrs. Lance is survived by her husband, three sons and four daughters and a three day old infant.__Birmingham News. Submitted by Peggy Jones Chapman ggranddaughter of Melvinia Tanner Jones and Cotter Jones.

Gravesite Details

(Burial Per: Angwin Mortuary Center Of Ensley Birmingham, Alabama 1906-1975 Records Compiled By Fred Ward & Christine Shaw Ward 1996) - Age: 69 born in Ga . Father Listed As Greenlee Tanner & born in Ga . Mother Listed As Melvina ? & born in N C -- Burial location only listed as: Elmwood



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  • Created by: Peggy Chapman
  • Added: Aug 12, 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5682430/melvina-jones: accessed ), memorial page for Melvina Tanner Jones (15 May 1853–1 Apr 1923), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5682430, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA; Maintained by Peggy Chapman (contributor 35918669).