Della Mae Jones

April 30, 1934 ~ May 14, 2013 (age 79)


Della Mae Trimiar Jones, 79, of Mocksville, went to her eternal rest on May 14, 2013 at her residence. She was born April 30, 1934, in Homer, Georgia to the late Maude Trimiar and Odell Faulkner. A 1953 graduate of Davie County Training School, Mrs. Jones retired from Burlington Industries and had numerous jobs throughout her lifetime. She was a dedicated, lifelong member of Erwin Temple CME Church, where she served faithfully on the Stewardess Board, Missionary Board, Pastor's Aide, Flower Committee, and Usher Board. She was well know for her eloquent speaking. A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Mrs. Jones will be remembered for her driving back and forth to downtown Cooleemee, KFC, and her green thumb to grow enormous elephant ears, and her gorgeous sunflowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Deacon Eugene Jones, Jr., one sister, Claudine Trimiar, and a special cousin, George Trimiar. Left to cherish her memories include her two sons, Sanford (Donna) Jones of Advance, and Eugene (Sheena) Jones of Salisbury; four daughters, Marilyn (John) Gaither of Statesville, Cheryl Melton of Mocksville, Sylvia Brown and Linda (Gerry) Sifford both of Salisbury; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a host of cousins, in-laws, nieces, and nephews; she also had adopted three daughters, Kathy Brown of Atlanta, GA, Minnie Ruth Ijames-Scott of Winston-Salem, and Teresa Johnson of Mocksville. Services include family visitation 1:30 - 2:00PM and funeral at 2:00 PM on Monday, May 20th at Erwin Temple CME Church in Woodleaf. Rev. Calvin Smith will officiate and burial will follow in Boxwood Baptist Church Cemetery in Mocksville. Condolences can be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Della Mae Jones please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Boxwood Baptist Church



MAY 20. 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Erwin Temple C.M.E. Church

Woodleaf, NC


MAY 20. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Erwin Temple C.M.E. Church

Woodleaf, NC

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