A Celebration of Life
in loving memory of
Mr. Lawrence Jones was born on August 16, 1941 in Bowman, SC., to Mr. Eiilson and Carrie Shular Jones. He was the first born child. Lawrence attended and was educated at Bowman Memorial of Bowman SC. Lawrence was called home to his eternal rest on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center of Myrtle Beach, SC, following an illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brother, Willie, Ellison and Hercules Jones.
Shortly after graduation he moved to New York and later to New Jersey, where he drove for RTA City buses for 25 years. Later in life he moved back to South Carolina where he became employed by Coast RTA Bus Company of Conway. He moved to the Myrtle beach area where it became his home. He loved driving for the RTA company, everyone there got to know him, the employees, and the passengers, where he had a wonderful time and was a lovely person to know. After 20 years Lawrence retired from the job he loved and the service he provided to the public.
Lawrence accepted Christ at an early year of his life, he became a Deacon and a member of Outreach Deliverance Ministry of Myrtle Beach, SC.
Lawrence leaves a legacy of love and memories to a devoted and loving wife, Teresa Jones of Conway, SC, 4 children, Yvette Jones of New York, Lawrence Jr. (Janine) Jones, Kim and Tyheem Jones all from New Jersey, adopted daughter Pamela Bellamy, 2 step sons, Dommernick and Dontrail Brown 7 grandchildren, one step grandchild. Lawrence also leaves behind 3 brothers and Rogers (Wanda) Jones, Harvey (Anna) Jones all of New Jersey, Larry, Stanley (Janet) Jones and one sister Edith Jones Belcher all of California. Mother in law, Bernice (Harold) Farewell of Conway, 5 sisters in law, Christine Dozier, Camella (Donald McNaughton both of Conway, Stephanie (Donald) King of Virigina and Crystal Corley of Loris, SC, 3 brothers in law, Jeron (Kathyann) Wallingford of Longs, SC, Michael Dozier of Conway, SC and Levon Bellamy of Florida, one aunt Elouise Jones Jenkins of Philadelphia and a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.
Poem from wife:
My dearest Husband,
I can't believe that you slipped away from me, although I love you deeply. I know that God loves you best. I Thank God for the journey HE gave US together, friends, partners, caregiver, and a beautiful union for 16 years to each other.
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, so HE put HIS arms around you and whispered "come with me" with careful eyes I watched you, alone with my mother Bernice and sister Christine, saw you pass away. Although I loved you dearly; I couldn't make you stay., for this I will remember.
The rest of my life is through, the finest thing I've ever done, is simply loving you and being your wife.
From Husband Lawrence Jones
Remember me with smiles not tears, for all the joy through all the years, recall the closeness that was ours. A love as 'sweet' as fragrant flowers. Don't dwell on thoughts that cause you pain. We'll see each
other once again. I am at peace.... try to believe, it was my....i had to leave but, "what a view" I have from here. I see your face, I feel you near, I follow you throughout the day, you're not alone along the way. And may God guide you each and every day, stay strong!!
Your Husband, Lawrence Jones
Private graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Ocean Woods Cemetery in Myrtle Beach. Ocean View Funeral Home of Myrtle Beach is assisting the Jones Family.
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