Marjoie Crumpton Jones

February 1, 2013 

Marjorie Crumpton Jones, 95, of Fuquay-Varina, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Windsor Point in Fuquay-Varina.

Born January 27, 1918 in Person County, N.C., Marjorie was the daughter of the late Bayard Gaston Crumpton and Georgia Rogers Crumpton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband of 57 years, Walter L. "Casey" Jones; her son, Edwin Bayard Pleasants; three sisters; and three brothers.

Marjorie was a loving mother, wife, grandmother, aunt and sister. She was a charter member of Forest Hills Baptist Church, a graduate of Louisburg College, and a bookkeeper for Brooks Recreation Center. Marjorie enjoyed making a perfect home for her family, cooking, gardening, traveling, and reading.

Survivors include a son, Mark Forest Jones of Fuquay-Varina; daughter, Cathryn Jones Brindle and husband Jim of Rock Hill, SC; granddaughters, Michelle Pleasants of Wendell,, NC, Heather Pleasants of Knightdale, NC; great-grandchildren, Savannah Pleasants and Matthew Pleasants of Wendell, NC; sisters, Linda Oakley of Colonial Heights, VA, Nell Burch of Roxboro, NC; brother, Jack Crumpton and wife Shirley of Roxboro, NC; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

“For a mother’s love is fashioned after God’s enduring love.”

A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Montlawn Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Cynthia Wilson. Entombment will follow at the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Montlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends 1-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forest Hills Baptist Church, 201 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607 or a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, Raleigh, N.C. Condolences may be made at

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