In Loving Memory

Rita Joyce Jones, d. December 25, 2018



In Loving Memory

July 23, 1949 – December 25, 2018



Daphne, AL

Rita Joyce Reed Jones, 69, a native of Greenville, MS and a resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. She was a graduate of University of West Alabama School of Nursing and became a travel Nurse. Rita had a passion for helping others and loved interior design. She had a passion for politics and enjoyed debating political news- she could do it better than anyone. Rita embraced the poem “The Weaver”, she found comfort in the meaning. It reassured her that everything that happens in life is part of God’s plan. She will be missed by all that knew her.

Rita is preceded in death by her father, Charlie Reed; mother, Mary Emma Cohea; brother, Gene Reed; and sister, Vernice Reed.

She is survived by her daughter, April Jones McHaney of Daphne, AL; grandchildren, Christina-Marie Gianini Bray, Braxton Rush Kittrell, and Parker Alexander McHaney; siblings, Bettie-Sue Jernigan, Angela Hill, Jessica Pericone, and Stephanie Breazeale; many other relatives and friends.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.


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