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Jean Jones Malone

August 8, 1942 - February 20, 2019

AULANDER, NC – Jean Jones Malone, age 76, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Jean was born on August 8, 1942 to Benjamin Jackson and Sadie White Jones in Hertford County, NC. She was a member of Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church. Jean spent many years doing clerical work for Alamac before becoming an entrepreneur herself and opening up Malone’s Body Shop. Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved the beach, spending time traveling with her sisters, writing poetry, and especially tending her flower beds which were always beautiful with color during the summer. Jean loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James Jones and Buddy Jones; and two sisters, Evelyn Outlaw and Lula Lassiter.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Milton “Sniffy”, two daughters, Rhonda Malone Oliver and husband David of Ahoskie, and Charlene Malone Toms and husband Doug of Aulander; son, Lenny Malone of Aulander; four grandsons, David Lynn Oliver II and wife Brittany of Ahoskie, Chase Oliver and special friend Jessica of Windsor, NC, Grayson Toms and fiancé Melinda of Conway, NC, and Lansden Malone of Aulander; three granddaughters, Reba Joe Drew of Aulander, Chelsie Blowe and husband Ben of Ahoskie, and Courtney Blowe and husband Cameron of Colerain, NC; one great-granddaughter, Layla Oliver; five great-grandsons, Cade Oliver, Corbin Oliver, Gage Toms, Colton Oliver, and Gabe Blowe; sister, Dale Jones and husband Bobby of Ahoskie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday, February 22, 2019 from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, Aulander, NC, with Rev. Taylor Latham, officiating. The burial will follow at Job Cemetery.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Malone family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm


Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church

247 Millennium Road
Aulander, NC 27805

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019


Job Cemetery

Aulander, NC 27805

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