Erma Jean Jones

March 27th, 1942 - August 7th, 2017

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Erma Jean Jones, 75 of Erie, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7th, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Emma was born in Heidelberg, Mississippi, March 27, 1942, daughter of the late Eartha and Charlotte Jones Sr.


Erma was a long-time resident of Erie, Pa, where she was employed with the Erie School District for many years. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.

She enjoyed cooking, shopping, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren whom she loved dearly.


Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Judy Jones, her significant other William “Brownie” Brown; two nephews, Ross Jones and Joseph Clayton III; five brothers, Nathaniel, Eartha, Sr., Frank, John D., Jack Jones, Sr; seven sisters, Daisy Jones Clayton, Mary Jean Jones Dantzler, Ruth Jones Whigham, Lossie Mae, Betty Jean, Nova Ruth and Jewel Jones.


She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Latonya Robin Brown (Daniel Sr.); two sons, Eric Jones (Felicia), Shawn Jones (Cassandra); two brothers, Benjamin Jones (Karen) and Leotis Jones; 16 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Friends may call Monday at Second Baptist Church, 757 East 26th Street, from 9:00 a.m. until the services at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Lamont Higginbottom officiating.


Burial in Erie Cemetery.


Arrangements by Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th Street.