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Rev. Mother G. LaVerne Jones

The Jones and Corbin Families announce with blessed assurance in the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the home going in her 87th year, of the Rev. Mother G. LaVerne Jones, which event occurred on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2009 in New York City, USA. Rev. Jones was a long-serving Assistant Pastor of the Faith Healing Temple of Jesus Christ of Monrovia, Liberia. In her professional career she was a pioneer public health administrator in Liberia. Her husband, A. Himie Jones, and daughter, Benedicia Garnett predeceased her.

Rev. Mother Jones is survived by her children Amy Jones-Collins; Valena Jones Cisco, and her husband Lafayette; and Alfred Bedell and his wife Harriet. Her surviving siblings are Antoinette Corbin; George Corbin and his wife, Cecelia; Fred Corbin; Eunice Corbin-Agrell and husband, Ulf; and Harold B. Corbin, Sr. Rev. Jones was blessed with grandchildren: Chana M. Collins; Charles Collins Jr.; Charamy E. Collins; Cheryl E. Collins-Isaac and husband, Kendall; Naweh E. Cisco; Ucheena L. Cisco; Alfred Bedell, Jr.; Alvin Bedell and Alfreda Bedell. Her great-grandchildren are: Chaun E. Collins; Jerald McCalla; Iyana Starr Williams; Tiffany Isaac and Taylor Isaac. She had many nephews and nieces including Elaine Dennis; Harold B. Corbin, Jr.; Bertha Corbin; and Charles R. Herrion, Jr. Rev. Mother Jones leaves many relatives and friends in Africa, Europe, the West Indies and the United States to celebrate her joyous entrance into God's kingdom.

Homegoing services will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at the Merrick Park Baptist Church, 120-02 Marsden Street, Jamaica, NY 11434.

Viewing will start at 8:30am and services will begin at 10:00am. Interment will be at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, 1 Pinelawn Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735. May she rest in peace. Amen.

Hotel Information:

Best Western Kennedy Airport
144-25 153rd Lane
Jamaica N.Y. 11434
Tel: 718-977-2100

Comfort Inn J.F.K. Airport
144-36 153rd Lane
Jamaica, New York 11434
Tel: 718-977-0001

Marriott Courtyard by J.F.K. Airport
145-11 North Conduit Avenue
Jamaica, N.Y. 11436
Tel: 718-848-2121

Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport
148-18 134th Street
Jamaica, N.Y.
Tel: 718-322-4448

For further information contact:

Amy S. Jones-Collins 347-531-9650
Lafayette F. Cisco 516-298-7494
Valena Jones-Cisco 516-967-4616
Alfred Bedell: 610-348-4102
Elaine Dennis: 215-307-3433


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