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January 29, 2014

Carie B. (Madea) Jones

MEADVILLE — Carie B. (Madea) Jones, 96, of 1060 Liberty St., Meadville, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Lula, at 1215 Elm St., Meadville.

Carie was born in Coldwater, Miss., on May 15, 1917, a daughter of the late Ice Hunt. Carie married Matt Jones; he preceded her in death.

Carie was a hard working homemaker who enjoyed sewing, cooking and caring for her family. She also enjoyed watching “The Price is Right” and following the Pittsburgh news. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Carie is survived by six children, Ernestine Jones of Meadville, Lawrence Jones of Memphis, Tenn., Mattie Boyd and her husband, Truman, of Meadville, Lula Jones, Mary Jones and Henry Jones, all of Meadville; 18 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Carie was preceded in death by a daughter, Lessie Cathey.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at United Faith Fellowship Church, 561 State St., Meadville, where a Homecoming service will be held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Marvin Burnett and the Rev. Beverly Williams officiating.

Interment will take place in Greendale Cemetery, West Mead Township.

Arrangements are under the direction of Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

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