Clarence Earl Jones

Clarence Earl Jones

October 27, 2022, 92, Goldsboro –

Clarence Earl Jones, age 92, passed away Thursday at his residence. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Ennis and Georgia Taylor Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mavis J. Jones, a brother, Harold Jones, and a sister, Faye Harrell. Mr. Jones was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Korea.

A service to celebrate his life will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Fishman officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends on Sunday at the funeral home from 1:00 until 2:00 pm.

Mr. Jones is survived by his daughter, Vickie (Johnny) Hendren; his step-daughters, Gail (Steve) Lancaster and Dean (Jarvis) Smith; two brothers, Oscar (Lamai) Jones and James (Kathy) Jones; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (Curtis) Jones, Jay (Hedy) Lancaster, Kristin (Jason) Davis, Sarah (Andrew) Paul, Joel Davis, Patrick (Emily) Davis and Jayme (Caleb) Robertson; along with eleven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to:

Kitty Askins Hospice Center
107 Handley Park Ct
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Trinity Baptist Church
1086 NC Hwy. 111-S
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Jones family and online condolences may be directed to