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The Jones, Greene and Woods families announce with deep regrets the death of Dr. Joel Jaryenneh Jones, who departed this life on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the JFK Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia. He was pre-deceased by his father Joseph E. Jones (1997), mother Frances Estella Woods (2014), and oldest brother Kojo William Woods II (2012). He leaves to mourn his untimely demise and celebrate his life his wife Helen Parker Jones; six children; ten brothers and sisters including Viola Mitchell, Rosetta Roberts (A.A. Roberts Sr.), Alfred Woods, Estella Woods Kpangbai, George Kofi Woods (Velma), Wendell William Woods (Georgia), Shirley Woods, Renee Sara Smith, Koney Eliza Jones, Teah Jones; and a host of other relatives, friends and colleagues in Liberia and other parts of the world.


1 - A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 475 Cranston Street, Providence, RI 02907-2799.

For hotel accommodations, please contact COMFORT INN / 2 Georgia Street / Pawtucket, RI 02860 / (401) 723-6700 / ask for Pattie
or ECONOLODGE / 101 New London Ave / Cranston, RI 02920 / ask for Patel.

2 - On Friday, April 24, at 02:00 p.m., the body will be removed from Anderson Funeral Home on Lynch Street in Monrovia to Salem Baptist Church in Brewerville for wake keeping from 07:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Please note that all PERSONAL TRIBUTES will be delivered during the night of wake keeping.

3 - Funeral will take place on Saturday, April 25, at Salem Baptist Church in Brewerville, commencing with viewing from 09:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., followed immediately by the Service of Celebration of the life of Dr. Joel Jaryenneh Jones, after which interment will take place in Brewerville.

Organizations wishing to deliver tributes at the funeral are advised to contact Theophilus Woods at 0886-410-139 so that their request may be accommodated into the funeral program.

4 - Repast immediately following interment will be at Brewerville City Hall.


George Kofi Woods 0886-533-195
Wendell Momolu (Pianco) Jones 0886-677-764
Theophilus Woods 0886-410-139

United States
Helen Parker Jones 443-869-3813
Wendell Woods 916-459-7746
Renee Sara Smith 401-215-8589
Charles E. Greene 215-668-3395
Abu Mansalay 610-517-0129