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Ernestine Newby Jones

January 22, 1947 — July 27, 2020

Ms. Ernestine Newby Jones, age 73, of 312 Kenan Street, Wilson was called peacefully to her eternal rest on Monday, July 27, 2020.  Funeral service will be held Sunday, August 2 at 1:30 pm at the Tuskeegee Holiness Church, 624 Tuskeegee Street, Wilson.  The Rev. Donnie Ray Newby will officiate.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Loving and lasting memories are forever cherished by her only daughter, Annette Watson (Jerome); her father, Thomas Newby; five sisters, Hattie Romain Jones, Gerald Francine N. Jones (Robert), Deborah Ann N. Parker (Ronald), Angela N. Farmer and Sylvia N. Hinnant (Curtis); four brothers, Charles Newby, Rev. Donald Ray Newby (Diane), Jerry Newby and Michael Newby; three grandchildren, Crystal Williamson, Jaylin Richardson and Taviuson Taylor; two aunts, Hattie M. Martin and Daisy Bell Lucas; one uncle, Bernard Newby (Verdell), a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A public viewing will be held Saturday from 4 pm to 7 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  The family is receiving friends at the residence and will assemble there at 12:30 pm on Sunday in preparation for the funeral procession.  Please keep the Jones family in your thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks ahead.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend". 

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Tuskeegee Holiness Church

624 Tuskeegee St SE, Wilson, NC 27893

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