Carrie Margret (Bass) Jones was born November 29, 1929, to the late Curtis and Carrie Lee Harris-Bass in Dillion, South Carolina. Carrie Margret departed this life on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Carrie, moved to Buffalo, New York at an early age, staying for a while, then moved back home to South Carolina, where she met the love of her life, Matthew T. Jones. They married on December 13, 1947, and had two children while in Dillon, South Carolina; Samuel Lee (Mary) Jones, Carrie Lee. Four more children were born to this union when they moved to Akron; Michael (Tracey) Jones, Bridgette, Laura, and Denise Jones.
Carrie Margret was the church mother for Abundant Life Center (Pastor Ronnie Stevens) in Akron, Oh. Carrie was a cook and a home health Care Aide. She worked these jobs over 18 years. Carrie loved going to the Casino. She was a “straight forward no non-sense” person, and she did not play when it came to her grands and her great grandchildren. Carrie and her husband, T., loved going fishing. Carrie loved baking, especially her 7-up cupcakes.
Carrie took care of her husband for seven years, after he became ill, until his death. After his death Carrie went back to work as a home health and kept her life full, making cakes, cooking, traveling and going to the local casinos and bus trips to casinos in other states.
She was preceded in death by both parents, her husband, all siblings, three daughters, Carrie Lee Bridgette and Denise; two sons Samuel and Michael; three grandchildren, Melvin Jones, April Griffin and Kamarra Roberson; sister’s in-law, Louise Alford, Queenie Cole and Sadie Wilson; brothers-in-law, Dozie Jones and Money; mother-n-law, Mamie Jones; and son-n-law, Samuel Baynes.
Left to cherish her legacy and memory: Samuel Lee, Mary Jones, Michael (Tracy) Jones and only surviving daughter, Laura Jones all of Akron Ohio. 31 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; sister-n-law, Lizzie Mae Jones; her friends, Ms. Estell Bushner, Ms Jonel, Ms. Wilma and Ms. Sherry “Short Dress”.
When she could no longer care for herself, her daughter Laura Jones became her loving caregiver with the help of Laura’s daughter, Shanice Jones. They were with her until the end.
Condolences may be sent to, 491 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44307