COLUMBUS ó Ella Jane Bluitt Jones, 89, died Feb. 8, 2019, at her residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh Full Gospel M.B. Church with the Rev. Jamal Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Concord Independent Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation is from noon-6 p.m. at Carterís Funeral Services. Carterís Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Lowndes County, to the late William Bluitt Sr. and Bessie Bluitt. She was a member of Shiloh Full Gospel M.B. Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her children, Willie Mae Edwards, Ella Mary Pratt and Shirley Ann Harris; and siblings, William Bluitt Sr., Johnny C. Bluitt, Andrew Bluitt and Henry Bluitt. She is survived by her children, Willie James Jones Jr. of Topeka, Kansas, Eddie James Jones of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bessie Will Harris, Christine Wilson, Dennis Jones, Rose Bush and Roosevelt Gregory, all of Columbus, Betty Ruth Simmons and William Earl Jones of El Paso, Texas and Bobby Jones of Liberty, Alabama; sibling, Gertrude Pitts of Detroit, Michigan; 39 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 21, 2019
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