Sara Lynn Jones, age 73, of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6307 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412.
Sara was born in Teaneck, NJ on April 19, 1944 to the late Louis and Elvira (Irene) Inconstanti. She is the youngest of four children. She was a devoted wife and mother.
Sara leaves to cherish her memories: her supportive husband of 22 years, Horace Jones; two daughters, Debra Populus and Leah Wade (Shelton), both of Wilmington NC; two sons, John Chamalian and Mark Chamalian, both of Lincoln Park, NJ; five grandchildren, John, Brandon, Marquis, Katie, and Amber; six great grandchildren; her sister, Lorraine Burdick; Horace’s children, who she viewed as her own, Horace Jones, William Jones, Eleanor Scuefield and Gladys Holloway. She is remembered fondly by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many good friends.
During her lifetime she worked at numerous jobs including Bloomingdales and Maxwell House in New Jersey. She was born to be an entrepreneur. She had a successful sewing business for many years, sold Tupperware, Avon, Weekender clothing, vitamins and more. In addition, she opened a resale store in Wilmington, NC called Butterfly Boutique.
She was passionate about dancing. Sara performed dance routines and modeled in Union Fashion shows in the Metropolian New York area in the early 70s.
After leaving New Jersey in 1976 she resided in Southern Pines, NC. In 1991 Wilmington, NC became her home.
On October 7, 1995, Sara married Horace Jones, who has proved to be a great support through her many years of battling multiple illnesses.
Sara dedicated her life to Jehovah God and was baptized on June 27, 1977. Her greatest joy came from sharing the message that God’s Kingdom is the only hope for mankind. Nobody was a stranger to Sara. She zealously took every opportunity to assure that all she came in contact with would know that there is a better future ahead.
Sara will be missed greatly by many.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6307 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412.
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